An accomplished science and nature illustrator, Patricia J. Wynne is the recipient of the 2008 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor and has won awards from Parenting Magazine, the John Burroughs Association, and the National Science Teachers Association. Patricia's artwork has appeared in galleries, magazines, newspapers, and more than 100 books for both children and adults, including numerous successful Dover titles on science and nature.
Trained as a research scientist, Donald M. Silver has written more than 80 books for students of all ages and for teachers, including his One Small Square series, which takes a close-up look at plants and animals. His numerous awards include the Children's Science Writing Award in Physics and Astronomy from the American Institute of Physicists. He and Patricia J. Wynne have co-authored several popular Dover titles on science and nature, including My First Book About Outer Space, My First Book About the Body, and My First Book About the Brain.