Nina Gruener is a children’s book publisher and author, having written Above San Francisco, Above New York, Above Chicago, Kiki & Coco in Paris, and Lulu & Pip. She lives in Petaluma, California, with her husband and three children.
Stephanie Rausser is an advertising and editorial photographer who loves photographing kids, especially her daughter Kiki. Stephanie 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.
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.