About the Author
MARIBETH BOELTS is the author of over thirty books for children, including the Step into Reading leveled readers Pupunzel, Dogerella, and Sleeping Bootsie. A former teacher, Maribeth loves meeting kids and encouraging them to read and write. She lives in Iowa with her husband and enjoys her three grown children, three grandchildren, and several pets. You can visit her online at MaribethBoelts.com.
About the Illustrator:
HOLLIE HIBBERT was born to be an artist. When she was growing up in Idaho, crayons, colored pencils, and markers were her most loyal companions. When she is not illustrating, Hollie loves to sing loudly in the car, play the piano, and go country dancing. She has a big soft spot for hound dogs, otters, and especially bears. Visit her on the Web at holliehibbert.com.