Alice Peck is an author and editor living with her family in Brooklyn, New York in the shade of a beloved maple tree. You can follow her tree and learn more about this book via facebook.com/TheRedHookTree. Alice likes to think and write about finding the sacred in the ordinary, and is the author of Next to Godliness and Bread, Body, Spirit as well as numerous book reviews and articles. Find out more at www.AlicePeck.com. Illustrator Melissa Launay lives and works in London, UK. She achieved an MA in Fine Art from the University of Seville and has illustrated several books for British and American publishers.