THE ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, formerly the American Dietetic Association, is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. As the advocate of the dietetic profession, the Academy serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.
MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.
Leslie Staub''s paintings have been exhibited in galleries throughout the United States. In addition to her books for Harcourt, she has illustrated Lives: Poems About Famous Americans. She lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.
F. Isabel Campoy is the author of more than one hundred books of poetry, art, biography, and folklore for children including Rosa Raposa and Pio, Peep!, co-authored by Alma Flor Ada. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area.