REBECCA SMALLBERG is a Kindergarten teacher on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. She received her Bachelor's degree in education at Syracuse University, and completed a Master's degree in Early Childhood and Special Education at Bank Street College in Manhattan. Rebecca writes children's books with relatable characters and engaging stories that nourish her readers' spirit and that allow them to find their spark.
JESSICA GIBSON is a freelance illustrator born from the riverfront area of Detroit, Michigan. She has been drawing whimsical expressive characters and concept art since the moment Ishe first picked up a pencil. A love of animals, nature, and picture books have always inspired her and led to a career in illustration.