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Joanne Settel

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Dr. Joanne Settel is an award-winning writer of science books for children. Her books present the wonders of science in ways that captivate the imagination. Dr. Settel's most recent book, Exploding Ants And Other Amazing Ways Animals Adapt. was listed as one of the Outstanding Science Trade Books For Children For 2000 by the Children's Book Council. She also co-authored a popular series of children's books: Why Does My Nose Run? , How Do Ants Know When Your Having A Picnic? , and Why Do Cats' Eyes Glow In The Dark? . How Do Ants Know When Your Having A Picnic? was listed as one of the Outstanding...

Gina Shaw

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Gina Shaw has worked in Children's Book Publishing -- Trade, Educational, Mass Market, and Licensed -- for more than forty years. She writes and edits fiction, nonfiction, and licensed picture books, easy readers, early chapter books, and middle-grade novels.

Gina also likes to make school, bookstore, and library visits and enjoys critiquing and editing manuscripts for new as well as seasoned authors.

Her latest book, Curious About Orangutans, for Penguin Young Readers / Smithsonian Institution, was released on October 9, 2017.