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Jennifer L. Holm

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Jennifer L. Holm is the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling children's author of THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH. She is the recipient of three Newbery Honors for her novels OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA, PENNY FROM HEAVEN, and TURTLE IN PARADISE.

Jennifer collaborates with her brother, Matthew Holm, on two graphic novel series -- the Eisner Award-winning Babymouse series which has more than 2.3 million books in print and the bestselling Squish series. SQUISH is being developed into a television series with Cottonwood Media and Gulli. Jenni and Matt's newest graphic novel, SUNNY SIDE UP, was published by Graphix/Scholastic...

Matt Tavares

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Matt Tavares created his first picture book as his senior project in college. That book eventually became Zachary's Ball (Candlewick) , which received a Massachusetts Book Award Honor, and was named one of Yankee Magazine's 40 Classic New England Children's Books. Since then, Matt has illustrated nineteen more books, nine of which he also wrote. Three titles received Parents' Choice Gold Awards, two were named ALA Notable Books, one was an Orbis Pictus Honor Book, and eleven were selected for The Society of Illustrators Original Art exhibits. The most recent book he wrote and illustrated is Dasher...