Lori Edwards, a teacher and literacy specialist for thirty-one years, has written many books for her students and her own children. She lives near Colorado Springs, where she finds joy having deer and all of Mother Nature’s creatures for neighbors.
Illustrator Courtney Chastain is a Colorado Springs high school student, soccer player, and artist. Her younger brother, Matthew, contributed to the last page. Their family was evacuated from their home during the Black Forest Fire of 2013.