Tami Lewis Brown is a former lawyer and elementary school librarian. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts where she has served on the Board of Trustees for over ten years. Her books include two other picturebook biographies, Art Is Life and Soar, Elinor!, which was a 2011 Top Ten Amelia Bloomer Project selection and Junior Library Guild Selection. She lives with her family in Washington, DC.
Debbie Loren Dunn graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Computer Science and worked in the computer industry for 20 years, specializing in databases and data mining. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts where she serves on the Board of Trustees. Also, she is a current Board Member of the Austin Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, a former Regional Advisor for SCBWI Austin and a former Board Member for The Writers' League of Texas. She lives in Austin, Texas with her family.
You can visit Tami and Debbie online at their website www.brownanddunn.com.
Chelsea Beck (chelseadrewthis.com) is an illustrator based in a sunny little apartment in Brooklyn, New York. She currently works for Gizmodo Media Group and has created illustrations for clients including the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, the Atlantic, and some of the coolest musical acts all over the USA. Instructions Not Included is the first book she has illustrated.