Lucille Clifton, poet, storyteller, college
professor, mother of six and a grandmother, is the author of many
books for young readers. Seven of her picture books with Henry Holt
feature Everett Anderson, including Everett Anderson''s
Goodbye (a Coretta Scott King Award winner), Everett
Anderson''s Nine Month Long, and Everett Anderson''s
Ms. Clifton lives in Maryland.
Ann Grifalconi, a native New Yorker, is the author
and illustrator of The Village of Round and Square Houses
and Darkness and the Butterfly. As an illustrator, she has
collaborated with many writers on several picture books, including
five Everett Anderson titles.