GERTRUDE CRAMPTON (1909-1996) was a teacher who wrote the classic Little Golden Books Tootle and Scuffy the Tugboat. TENNANT REDBANK (adapter) worked for many years as an editor in children's publishing, and is a prolific author of books for children. SUE DiCICCO is a prolific children's book illustrator as well as a sculptor. Born in Southern California, she attended CalArts, then worked for Disney and other studios as an animator before opening her own studio. Sue recently illustrated Random House's Step into Reading titles featuring the six most classic Little Golden Book characters.