Vanita Oelschlager is a wife, mother, grandmother,
philanthropist, former teacher, current caregiver, author and poet.
She is a graduate of Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio, where she
currently serves as a Trustee. Vanita is also Writer in Residence
for the Literacy Program at The University of Akron.
Kristin Blackwood is an experienced illustrator. Some of her other books include My Grampy Can't Walk; Let Me Bee; Big Blue; Made In China; What Pet Will I Get?; Ivy in Bloom and Ivan's Great Fall. She uses a linoleum reduction technique for creating the illustrations for this story. Kristin lives in Lakewood, Ohio, with her two daughters.