Lola M. Schaefer is the author of many books for children of all ages and the winner of a Charlotte Zolotow Honor and the Children's Choice Book Award. Several of her titles explore her wonder and fascination with the natural world, including Just One Bite. She lives with her husband, Ted, in the mountains of northern Georgia. Lola also combines her loves of reading and writing when she visits classrooms as an author-in-residence or as a writing consultant. You can visit her online at www.lolaschaefer.com. Christopher Silas Neal is the illustrator of critically acclaimed books including Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt. His work has been published in a variety of magazines and books, and featured on television. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times and shows his art at various galleries nationwide. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn and teaches at Pratt Institute. You can visit him online at www.redsilas.com.