Edward Zlotkowski is a former professor of English and has long had a special interest in children’s literature. He spent much of his career helping develop partnerships between colleges and universities, and community organizations. He currently works with several organizations that provide educational
and creative opportunities for underserved children. He is the grandfather of two avid young readers.
He and his wife, Ellen Wolfe, divide their time between Somerville, MA, and West Tisbury, MA.




Anne Le Guern was born and bred in Paris, France. Following her early childhood dream to draw
every day, she became an artist; studying in Florence, Paris, and New York. Her work combines
whimsy with simple lines, resulting in unexpectedly wry and sophisticated illustrations. She lives
in Brooklyn with her husband, Abe, two feisty sons, Luca and Morgan, and dog, Marlo.



Karen Busch Holman is a fine artist and children’s book illustrator living in Barrington, NH, and Lafayette, NJ. Her work has been juried into many national exhibitions and galleries, and her
illustrations can be found in numerous children’s books and nonfiction publications. She actively
shares her love of art with elementary schools in the northeastern region.