Biography for Bink & Gollie

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Kate DiCamillo is the author of The Magician's Elephant, a New York Times bestseller;The Tale of Despereaux, which was awarded the Newbery Medal; Because of Winn-Dixie, a Newbery Honor book; and six books starring Mercy Watson, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor BookMercy Watson Goes for a Ride. She lives in Minneapolis.

Alison McGhee is the award-winning author of books for all ages, including Song of Middle C, illustrated by Scott Menchin; the #1 New York Times bestsellerSomeday, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds; the young adult novel All Rivers Flow to the Sea; and the adult novelShadow Baby, a Today Show Book Club selection. She lives in Minnesota.

Tony Fucile is the author-illustrator of Let's Do Nothing!, chosen as a Best Book of the Year by School Library Journal. He has spent more than twenty years designing and animating characters for numerous feature films, includingThe Lion King, Finding Nemo, and The Incredibles. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area.