Biography for Pirate Nap : A Book of Colors

Danna Smith is the author of Two at the Zoo: A Counting Book, a companion toPirate Nap: A Book of Colors, as well as several other picture books published under the name Dana Kessimakis Smith. She lives in Northern California with her husband and two children.You can visit her online at

Valeria Petrone has illustrated several books for young readers, includingTwo at the Zoo: A Counting Book and Pirate Nap: A Book of Colors by Danna Smith. Her artwork has been exhibited around the world, and she lives in her native Italy. You can learn more about her