Michael Genhart, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in
private practice in San Francisco and Mill Valley, California. He
lives with his family in Marin County. He received his BA in
psychology from the University of California, San Diego and his PhD
from the University of Maryland, College Park. This is his first
Viviana Garofoli was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she currently lives with her husband, Sergio, and two daughters, April and Emma. As a child, her favorite pastime was playing with her watercolors and crayons on big sheets of paper; if asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, Viviana would immediately reply, "a painter."
In 1995, she graduated from Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredon with a degree in fine arts. Over the last 15 years, she has illustrated more than 20 children's books and contributed many editorial and textbook illustrations in Argentina and Puerto Rico. In her spare time, Viviana enjoys working in her garden, tending to her orchids.