Susan E. Goodman has written numerous works of historical fiction and nonfiction for kids, including the Ultimate Field Trip series and beginning readers such as the Step into Reading titles Motorcycles! and Choppers! A dedicated journalist and adventurer, Susan will stop at nothing for a story, having gone so far as to attend space camp, shoot a blowgun in the Amazon, and fly aboard a cargo plane bound for the Arctic Circle! hotographer Michael J. Doolittle has collaborated with writer Susan E. Goodman on the Step into Reading books Motorcycles! and Choppers! and the Ultimate Field Trip series, among other nonfiction titles going so far as to dangle from rain forest trees, helicopters, and rooftops to get the perfect shot.