Biography for Cold Snap

Random House, Inc.
Eileen Spinelli is the author of almost 50 books for young readers, including the middle-grade novelsAnother Day as Emily, Summerhouse Time, and The Dancing Pancake for Knopf, as well as picture books likeMiss Fox's Class Goes Green, The Perfect Thanksgiving, Hero Cat, andThe Best Story. Eileen lives with her husband, author Jerry Spinelli, in eastern Pennsylvania.

Marjorie Priceman is the author-illustrator of How to Make a Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A., as well asHow to Make an Apple Pie and See the World. She has received two Caldecott Honors, forHot Air! The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride and Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss. She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.