Elise Broach is the author of more than twenty books for young readers, ranging from board books to young adult novels. Her picture book When Dinosaurs Came with Everything won the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award and was selected by Time Magazine as its #1 Children’s Book of the Year. Gumption won the Parents’ Choice Silver Medal for Picture Books. Her middle-grade mystery Masterpiece was a New York Times bestseller and inspired The Masterpiece Adventures series for beginning readers. My Pet Wants a Pet, illustrated by Eric Barclay, is her newest picture book. Visit her on the web at www.elisebroach.com.