Ellen Labrecque is a former Senior Editor for Sports Illustrated for Kids
and the author of over twenty nonfiction books for young readers. She has written Who Was? biographies titles on Kobe Bryant, David Beckham, Princess Diana, and more.
Laurie A. Conley is an illustrator who loves bringing scenes to life with both traditional and digital ink. She specializes in illustrating historical fiction and non-fiction books for kids, and also enjoys drawing whimsical haunted house portraits and other gently spooky art. Laurie earned a BFA from Syracuse University and has worked professionally for over 30 years. She and her husband live in Maryland with their youngest son in their long-time family home.