Kathleen Krull received a B.A. in English from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin and is well known for her innovative approach to biographies for young readers. Her recent books include Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country) (Harcourt); Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!) (Harcourt); THE BROTHERS KENNEDY: JOHN, ROBERT, EDWARD (Simon & Schuster); THE BOY WHO INVENTED TV: THE STORY OF PHILO FARNSWORTH (Knopf); and more as featured at www.kathleenkrull.com. Forthcoming books include Kubla Khan: The Emperor of Everything (Viking). Kathleen lives in San Diego, California, with her husband, children's book writer and illustrator Paul Brewer.
Frank Karpiel teaches at the Citadel Military College in South Carolina and earned his Ph.D in history from the University of Hawaii. His professional area of expertise is world history and how cross-cultural interactions shape present-day human society. In addition to writing articles on a variety of historical topics for academic journals, newspapers, and magazines, he has helped develop Web sites focusing on comparative cultural history/geography.
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