LEIGH LEWIS is a children's writer and poet who has been "playing pirates" since she could walk. She does her best work in loud cafes, on long journeys, or in bed, late at night while everyone else sleeps. Her adventures on the high seas have enabled her to call many places "home," including Turkey, Greece, England, and Russia, as well as cities all over the United States. Eventually, Lewis navigated her way back to her hometown of Columbus, Ohio, where she spends her time dreaming up stories for kids of all ages.
SARA GÓMEZ WOOLLEY is an award-winning children's book illustrator whose clients include Scholastic, Random House, and more. Her recent children's book, Charlotte and the Quiet Place, received a Foreword Reviews 2015 Book of the Year Gold Medal, an IPPY Award Silver Medal, and has been featured in Creative Quarterly's Journal of Art & Design.