About the Author
Rafe Martin is an internationally known, award-winning author and storyteller. His books and tapes have received national and regional acclaim, including an ALA Notable Children’s Books distinction, Parents’ Choice Gold Awards, an Anne Izard Storytellers’ Choice Award, and an Honor Book for the 1994 Texas Bluebonnet Award. His work as a storyteller has been cited by the Women’s National Book Association, which presented him with the Lucille Micheels Pannell Award for his “unique creativity and effectiveness in bringing children and books together.” Rafe Martin has a master’s degree in English literature from the University of Toronto. He and his wife, Rose, used to own and manage the Ox Cart Book Shop in Rochester, New York, where they live with their Siberian husky and two cats.