Gail Gibbons has written more than 140 books and has been called a "master of picture book nonfiction" by Booklist. The Washington Post has said "Gail Gibbons has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." In recognition of her "distinguished contribution to children's literature," Gail was awarded the Regina Medal Award. She is also the recipient of the Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC Nonfiction Book Award. Gail's informational books cover a vast range of topics and have received innumerable awards and honors that range from American Library Association Notable Children's Books to National Science Teachers Association - Children's Book Council Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children to International Reading Association - Children's Book Council (IRA-CBC) Children's Choice Books, beloved by young readers across the country. She divides her time between Vermont and Matinicus Island, Maine.