DANNA SMITH is a poet and an award-winning author of popular books for young children including Mother Goose's Pajama Party. This is Danna's first Little Golden Book, with more to follow. TAKAKO FISHER, who was born and raised in Mito, Japan, moved to the United States in 1995 and graduated from Harding University with a BFA in graphic design. After working as an art director and graphic designer, she found her true passion- illustrating children's books. Springtime Babies is her first Little Golden Book.