Amy MacDonald is an American author of children's books whose work includes Little Beaver and the Echo, which has been translated into 28 languages around the world, and Rachel Fister's Blister. A freelance journalist, she has written for the New Yorker, the Times, and many publications, as well as co-producing a documentary film, On This Island. She teaches writing to schoolchildren around the world as well as working as a teaching artist for the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. She lives in Maine, in the USA, with her husband and three children. Find Amy online at www.amymacdonald.com and on twitter as @AmyMacDonaldFTW.Sarah Fox-Davies loves illustrating animals in their natural environments - bats, beavers, bears, cats, wolves and even caribou - and also has a particular interest in natural history. She has contributed illustrations to a number of field guides and gardening books, as well as being the illustrator of the bestselling picture books, Little Beaver and the Echo, written by Amy Macdonald, and Snow Bears, written by Martin Waddell. She lives in Wales.