PAULA YOO is an author and screenwriter whose children's books for Lee & Low include Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds, Shining Star, and several titles in the Confetti Kids series. Her titles have been recognized by the International Reading Association, the Texas Bluebonnet Award Masterlist, and Lee & Low's New Voices Award. She and her husband live in Los Angeles, California, where she works in television. SHIRLEY NG-BENITEZ is a children's book illustrator who creates with watercolor, gouache, pencil, and digital techniques. She also loves to create 3-D creatures from clay and fabric. Shelives in the Bay Area of California with her husband, their two daughters, and their pup.