Joan Yolleck reviews children's books for "The Globe and Mail, "Canada's national newspaper. This is her first children's book. She lives in Toronto, Ontario. Marjorie Priceman is a two-time recipient of a Caldecott Honor award--for "Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin! "and "Hot Air." She is also the author-illustrator of "How to Make a Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A.," as well as "How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World." Agraduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, she lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. "From the Hardcover edition."