Dianne Ochiltree is the author of several award-winning picture books for the very young, including Ten Monkey Jamboree
, Sixteen Runaway Pumpkins
(Margaret K. McElderry Books) and Lull-a-bye, Little One
(G.P. Putnam's Sons). Dianne lives in Sarasota, Florida, with her family and pets in a house by the bay. You can visit her at ochiltreebooks.com.