Charles Ghigna—Father Goose®—lives in a treehouse in the middle of Alabama. He is the author of more than 100 books, including A Poem Is a Firefly and Love Is Everything, and also has written more than 5,000 poems for children and adults. Visit his website at

Michelle Hazelwood Hyde is a freelance illustrator from Philadelphia. She has illustrated a dozen children’s books, including A Poem Is a Firefly, and her work appears in numerous magazines and newspapers. For more information, visit her website at

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