Shannon Anderson has her master’s degree in education and is a literacy coach, high ability coordinator, adjunct professor, and former first-grade teacher. She loves spending time with her family, playing with words, teaching kids and adults, running very early in the morning, traveling to new places, and eating ice cream. She also enjoys doing author visits and events. You can find out more about her at www.shannonisteaching.com. Shannon lives in Indiana with her husband Matt and their daughters Emily and Madison.
Colleen Madden acted and trained at The Second City in Chicago, then went on to graduate from a small liberal arts school in Massachusetts, with a major in illustration and English literature. She has illustrated for many different kinds of clients and is the recipient of an International Greeting Card Louie Award. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and their two sons. When not illustrating, Colleen can be found long distance running, making her boys giggle, and eating lots of sushi.