Patricia Thomas is the author of "There Are Rocks in My Socks," Said the Ox to the Fox, illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein, and "Stand Back," Said the Elephant, "I'm Going to Sneeze!" illustrated by Wallace Tripp. She is senior writer and editor for Marywood University and lives in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. Chris L. Demarest has written and illustrated many books for children, including No Peas for Nellie, Benedict Finds a Home, and Clemens' Kingdom, all Junior Library Guild selections. Among his other titles are Firefighters A to Z, a New York Times Best Book for Children, and My Little Red Car, a Parents' Choice Award winner. He lives in New Hampshire.
* "The rhyme works wonderfully with the simple yet very effective paintings. A quietly exhilarating ride." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Charming. . . . A great book for storytime and one-on-one sharing, and beginning readers will be able to follow the simple language presented in large black script." --School Library Journal "Can be enjoyed by the youngest listeners, beginning readers, and older children learning various forms of writing." --Booklist