Biography for Little Dog, Lost

Simon and Schuster
Marion Dane Bauer is the author of many books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor bookOn My Honor and the New York Times bestseller My Mother Is Mine. Her other titles includeA Mama for Owen, If You Were Born a Kitten, Grandmother's Song, andThank You for Me! She has recently retired from the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults, where she was the first Faculty Chair. She lives in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and can be reached at

Jennifer A. Bell
graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from the Columbus College of Art and Design and worked for several years as a product designer before establishing herself as an illustrator. She lives with her husband and son in Minneapolis, Minnesota.