Amy Seto Forresteris a children's librarian with the Denver Public Library system who is passionate about diverse, engaging books for beginning readers. An active member of ALA and ALSC, she is co-founder and co-host of the Guessing Geisel blog and often review for journals such as SLJ, Kirkus and the Horn Book . Frustrated by the lack of diversity in books for beginning readers, she decided to write one herself. She then turned to her brother, artist Andy Musser for the pictures.
Andy Musser is an artist and a storyteller. He was born in Oregon, but now lives in Seattle. When not in the studio, he can be found visiting the library, rock climbing or volunteering with the Bureau of Fearless Ideas working to help kids develop their own picture books.