LESLIE YERANSIAN DOLSAK
worked as a broadcast reporter and corporate communications professional for 20 years. She bounced into motherhood with four vibrant stepsons and, now, ten years into her marriage, has four more amazing children. At age 14, Leslie left the nest to attend Deerfield Academy, a boarding school in New England, followed by Smith College and Northwestern University, where she earned a master’s degree in journalism.
is an aspiring illustrator from Russian Siberia. Since her childhood, she dreamed of illustrating children’s books. Kate grew up in a little village beyond the Arctic Circle. After eleventh grade at Salemal Boarding School, she entered the Institute of Philology and Journalism at the University of Tyumen