Laurie Calkhoven is the author of many books, including George Washington: An American Life and Harriet Tubman: Leading the Way to Freedom . She lives in New York City. Visit her at LaurieCalkhoven.com.
Monique Dong studied to become an animator, but soon realized she had a love for illustrating children's books and has been following that dream ever since. Born in South Africa, she now lives in China with her husband and baby boy.