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Meet Leslie HelakoskiAuthor

Leslie Helakoski is the author and sometimes illustrator of 10 picture books. Her newest addition is Hoot and Honk (Sterling) >>

Marcus EmersonMeet Marcus EmersonAuthor/Illustrator

Marcus Emerson is the author of several highly imaginative children’s books including the popular Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja >>

Padma VenkatramanMeet Padma VenkatramanAuthor

Padma Venkatraman has lived in five countries, worked as chief scientist on oceanographic vessels, and even spent time scuba diving >>

Meet Peter P. JacobiProfessor Emeritus

Peter is professor emeritus of journalism at Indiana University and a consultant with magazines and corporations, helping CEOs, writers, and >>

A.M. Jenkins
A.M. Jenkins

A.M. (Amanda) Jenkins is the author of six YA novels, including the Printz Honor Book Repossessed and the Los Angeles >>

Adriana Dominguez
Adriana Domínguez

Adriana Domínguez has twenty years of experience in publishing. Prior to becoming an agent, she was Executive Editor at HarperCollins >>

Alison Green Myers
Alison Green Myers

Alison Green Myers wanted to join the circus. She wanted to train tigers. She wanted to jump through fire. She >>

Alison Weiss
Alison Weiss

Alison Weiss is an editor at Sky Pony Press (and for six-and-a-half years before that was an editor at Egmont). >>

Alma Fullerton

Alma Fullerton was born in Ottawa, Ontario, as one of seven children. Her dad was in the military so they >>

An Na
An Na

An Na was born in South Korea and grew up in San Diego, California. She is the author of three >>

Andrea Tompa
Andrea Tompa

Andrea Tompa is a senior editor at Candlewick Press, where she has worked for the past thirteen years and where >>

Andrew Karre
Andrew Karre

Andrew is executive editor at Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House, focusing on YA and >>

Angela Modany
Angela Modany

Angela Modany is an associate editor at National Geographic Kids Books. She started at National Geographic Kids as an editorial >>

Anne Ursu
Anne Ursu

Anne Ursu is the author of several books for young readers and is the 2013 recipient of the McKnight Fellowship >>

Ashley Hope Pérez
Ashley Hope Pérez

Ashley Hope Pérez is the author of three novels: Out of Darkness (2015), The Knife and the Butterfly (2012), and >>

Ashley Wolff

Ashley Wolff has been a visual artist since she declared herself one at the age of five. She grew up >>