MARY McKENNA SIDDALS is the author of several picture books for the very young, including "Millions of Snowflakes." In addition, she has written dozens of children's stories, articles, poems, and activities appearing in a variety of magazines. A former teacher, she lives in British Columbia, Canada, where she enjoys tending to her own batch of Compost Stew. ASHLEY WOLFF is the author and/or illustrator of more than sixty children's books, including "Baby Beluga";" I Love My Mommy Because";" I Love My Daddy Because";" Mama's Milk";" Stella and Roy Go Camping";" I Call My Grandma Nana";" I Call My Grandpa Papa";" When Lucy Goes Out Walking"; and the beloved Miss Bindergarten series. Ashley wrangles thousands of red wriggler compost worms in her San Francisco backyard garden. She grows flowers, vegetables, and an amazingly prolific persimmon tree.