Laurel Snyder is the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal-winning
author of the Charlie & Mouse beginning reader series:
Charlie & Mouse, Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy, Charlie &
Mouse: Even Better, and Charlie & Mouse: The Great
Outdoors. She is also the author of the Junior Library Guild
selection and ALA Notable Children's Book Swan: The Life and
Dance of Anna Pavlova (with Chronicle) and the middle-grade
National Book Award contender Orphan Island. She lives and
writes in a small yellow house in Atlanta, Georgia, which she
shares with her husband and two sons.
Emily Hughes is an illustrator (and sometimes writer) who lives in windy Brighton, England, while thinking fondly of her hometown in Hilo, Hawaii. Emily's other fabulous books include Everything You Need for a Treehouse, Wild, A Brave Bear, and The Little Gardener.
"Beginning chapter book readers and read-aloud listeners will love
spending time with Charlie and Mouse and Grumpy."-School Library
Journal, starred review
"Grumpy's love for the boys-and theirs for him-shines through."-The Horn Book Magazine
"Affection that is as comfortable as Grumpy's old cardigan."-Kirkus Reviews