ALICE SCHERTLE is a poet and the author of many well-loved books for children, including Little Blue Truck, Little Blue Truck Leads the Way, Little Blue Truck's Christmas, Button Up!, and All You Need for a Snowman. She lives in Plainfield, Massachusetts.
Jill McElmurry is the illustrator of many picture books, including When Otis Courted Mama by Kathi Appelt and the best-selling favourites Little Blue Truck, Little Blue Truck Leads the Way, and Little Blue Truck's Christmas, all written by Alice Schertle. She divides her time between the wide landscape of New Mexico and a green island in Minnesota. www.jillmcelmurry.com