Emily Calandrelli is an executive producer and the host of
Xploration Outer Space, where she shows viewers the most
exciting projects in the space industry today and a correspondent
on the new series, Bill Nye Saves the World. Emily has a
technical background with mechanical and aerospace engineering
degrees from West Virginia University and Master's degrees in
aeronautics and astronautics as well as technology and policy from
MIT. Emily is a professional speaker and writer and is passionate
about exciting students and their families about science and space
exploration. Emily is also deeply passionate about getting more
girls interested in STEM and STEM careers. She lives in San
Francisco. Learn more at TheSpaceGal.com.
Tamson Weston is the author of Hey, Pancakes!, illustrated by Stephen Gammell, and has over fifteen years experience in children's book publishing. She works as a freelance editor and has edited books by acclaimed authors such as Adam Rex, Mac Barnett, and Dan Santat, among others. She has an MFA in writing and literature and enjoys running, biking, swimming, and lifting heavy things. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at TamsonWeston.com.
Renee Kurilla is an illustrator of many books for kids, including Orangutanka: A Story in Poems by Margarita Engle, The Owls of Blossom Wood by Catherine Coe, and the Ada Lace Adventure series by Emily Calandrelli. She lives just south of Boston with her husband, their fluffy orange cat, Timmy, and their spiky hedgehog, Lemon. Visit her at Kurillastration.com.