Sarah Albee writes children's books for many age groups and under a number of pseudonyms. She has had three of her books appear on the New York Times Bestseller list. Before she began her career as a children's book writer and editor, Sarah was a newspaper cartoonist and a semiprofessional basketball player. These days she lives in Connecticut with her husband and three children. Tom Leigh is a longtime author and illustrator of Muppets and Sesame Street books. He lives with his wife on Little Deer Isle off the coast of Maine.