Lynda Graham-Barber is the author of several books for children, and has collaborated before with Barbara Lehman on A Chartreuse Leotard in a Magenta Limousine: And Other Words Named After People and Places. She lives in the USA. Barbara Lehman was born in Chicago. An animator, bookbinder and glass-stainer, she has illustrated several books for children, including the award-winning Moonfall. Barbara lives in New York State.