Barbara Juster Esbensen is the author of one other Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Book R, Sponges Are Skeletons, illustrated by Holly Keller. She is also the author of several distinguished collections of poetry including Who Shrank My Grandmother's House? Poems of Discovery, an ALA Notable Book, illustrated by Eric Beddows. Mrs. Esbensen lives in Edina, MN.
Lambert Davis is the illustrator of several popular picture books including The Dark Way by Virginia Hamilton. Mr. Davis lives in San Diego, CA.