Paige Britt has been asking big questions since she was a small child. Her search for answers led her to write books that might inspire young readers to think, explore, and stay open to life’s mysteries. Her debut novel, The Lost Track of Time
, was hailed by Publishers Weekly
in a starred review as an “exuberant homage to the power of imagination.” Why Am I Me?
is her first picture book. Paige lives in Georgetown, Texas, with her husband. Visit her online at www.paigebritt.com
Selina Alko's art brims with optimism, experimentation, and a deep commitment to multiculturalism and human rights. She is the author of The Case for Loving
, which she illustrated with husband Sean Qualls, and the co-illustrator, also with Sean, of Two Friends
by Dean Robbins. She has written and illustrated other acclaimed picture books, including Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama
and B Is for Brooklyn
. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, Sean Qualls, and their two children. Learn more at www.selinaalko.com.
Sean Qualls finds inspiration everywhere, from old buildings, nature, fairy tales, black memorabilia, and outsider art to cave paintings, African imagery, mythology, music, and his native Brooklyn. He is the co-illustrator, with his wife, Selina Alko, of the celebrated picture books Two Friends
by Dean Robbins and The Case for Loving
by Selina Alko. He also illustrated Giant Steps to Change the World
by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee, Little Cloud and Lady Wind
by Toni Morrison and her son Slade, Dizzy
by Jonah Winter, and Before John Was a Jazz Giant
by Carole Boston Weatherford, for which he received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with Selina Alko and their two children. Visit him online at www.seanqualls.com.