Kristine Asselin is the author of fourteen children’s books for the elementary school library market. She began her writing career penning short stories for her daughter before transitioning to writing a wide variety of nonfiction topics for elementary grades as well as young adult fiction and middle grade fantasy. Kris had the honor of directing the New England Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI New England) regional conference in 2014. Her debut novel, ANY WAY YOU SLICE IT, comes out from Bloomsbury Spark in late fall 2014. www.kristineasselin.com
Leeza Hernandez grew up in England where she spent her playtime imagining, drawing and meeting characters from around the globe. She’s the author/illustrator of Dog Gone! (Putnam) and its newest companion Cat Napped! and the illustrator of John Lithgow’s latest picture book Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo (S&S) and the Eat Your Homework series written by Ann McCallum (Charlesbridge). Leeza lives in Central New Jersey with her family. Visitwww.leezaworks.com.