Stephanie Rausser is an advertising and editorial photographer who loves photographing kids, especially her daughter Kiki. She sees the world for all its beauty and humor and loves making it a little more fun, pretty and inviting. She lives in Northern California. Nina Gruener has written two other children’s books, Above San Francisco and Above New York. She lives in Petaluma, California, with her husband and two children. Jess Brown has always made dolls for her children, Stella and Tiger. Combining her love of antique textiles and the sensibilities of a comfort doll, she created a line of small rag dolls for her shop, Maude, in Petaluma, California. The dolls quickly won the hearts of adults and children alike.