For over 20 years, ILENE COOPER has been writing both fiction and nonfiction books for children, including The Golden Rule, Jack: The Early Years of J.F.K., and her Stepping Stones series, Absolutely Lucy. She is also the children's books editor at ALA's Booklist magazine. Check out her Web site at IleneCooper.com
JOHN KANZLER has also illustrated Whose Feet? and Paul Bunyan for Step into Reading, as well as the series Class Pets for Simon & Schuster.