Tololwa M. Mollel, an Arusha Maasai from Tanzania, grew up on
his grandfather''s coffee farm, an hour''s drive from Mount
Kilimanjaro. After receiving his B.A. in Literature and Theatre at
the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Mr. Mollel went to
Canada in 1966 to complete his master''s degree at the University
of Alberta. In the late 1970s he returned to Tanzania where he was
Senior Lecturer and Head of the Theatre Department at the
University of Dar es Salaam. At that time he was also co-director
of a children''s theatre and arts group. Mr. Mollel has written
many books for Clarion. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota..
Andrew Glass has written several books for children and has
illustrated many. He lives in New York City with his wife.