Annie Silvestro is a book lover who reads and writes as much as possible. She can often be found shuffling piles of books around so she has a place to sit or someplace to put her teacup. Her picture books include The Christmas Tree Who Loved Trains, illustrated by Paola Zakimi, Bunny's Book Club, illustrated by Tatjana Mai-Wyss, and Mice Skating, illustrated by Teagan White. Annie lives with her family by the beach in New Jersey. Christmas is her very favorite holiday. Visit Annie online at www.anniesilvestro.com. Paola Zakimi is a children's book illustrator from Argentina. Her books include The Christmas Tree Who Loved Trains by Annie Silvestro, Secrets I Know by Kallie George, and Teddy & Co. by Cynthia Voigt. Paola loves to create all kinds of art-drawing, illustration, sculpture, and painting. She lives in Villa Giardino.