Sara Devine (Author)

Sara lives in Teaneck, New Jersey. She sings, writes books and music. She performs all over the world as a backup vocalist for other artists and for her own music. Most importantly, Sara is a mom to Ella and Olivia. Sara grew up as the 9th child from a family of ten children, where food was always a focal point and thankfully, always available. Now, as grown up foodie, with children, Sara has shared this love by creating characters like Jared who also understand this love of food. She hopes children all over will enjoy Jared’s story of food and friendship.

Talitha Shipman was born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN. She has always loved art. As soon as she could hold a crayon, she was hooked. She has illustrated several children’s books including Everybody Says Shalom by Leslie Kimmelman (Random House, 2015), Applesauce Day by Lisa J. Amstutz (Albert Whitman, 2017) and First Snow by Nancy Viau (Albert Whitman, 2018) Talitha still lives in her hometown with her husband and daughter.