About the Author
ILSE PLUME is the internationally renowned children’s book author and illustrator of The Bremen Town Musicians (a Caldecott Honor Book), The Year Comes Round: Haiku through the Seasons, St. Francis and the Wolf, and more. Ilse has an MFA from Drake University and she studied printmaking at the Santa Reparata Studio in Florence, Italy. She teaches at the School for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Find out more about her work at ilseplume.com.