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About the Author
Anne Sibley O’Brien is a children’s book author/illustrator whose passion for multiracial, multicultural, and global subjects comes from being raised bilingual and bicultural in South Korea. She attended Mount Holyoke College, where she majored in studio art. She lives with her husband in Maine. www.annesibleyobrien.com.
Susan Gal earned her BFA at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, then began her illustration career as a poster and calendar artist. Later, she became an “actor with a pencil” for Disney Animation. She illustrated the acclaimed book Here is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays. She lives in Berkeley, California. www.galgirlstudio.com.
"As in the previous book, O'Brien's rhymes and rhythms stick every landing... Gal's smudgy illustrations, a technology-spanning combination of charcoal on paper and digital collage, glory in the golds, crimsons, and russets of fall, adding contrasting blues and greens for extra pop. A buoyant welcome to the season."
"The simple, engaging text (“Pick a pumpkin,/orange and fat./Razzle dazzle!/Look at that!”) is paired with Gal’s layered charcoal on collage illustrations, which fill the pages with rich and appealing details."
— School Library Journal