Adam Mansbach's novels include "Rage Is Back, The End of the Jews, " winner of the California Book Award, and the best-selling "Angry Black White Boy, " a "San Francisco Chronicle" Best Book of 2005. His fiction and essays have appeared in the "New York Times Book Review, " the "Believer, Granta, " the "Los Angeles Times, " and many other publications. He is the author of the worldwide best seller "Go the F*** to Sleep."
Ricardo Cortes is best known for illustrating the #1 "New York Times" best-selling "Go the F*** to Sleep"; and the G-rated follow-up, "Seriously, Just Go to Sleep." Cortes first gained notoriety after his debut, "It's Just a Plant"--a children's book about marijuana, sparked controversy from "The O'Reilly Factor" to Capitol Hill. He has illustrated books about electricity, the Jamaican bobsled team, and jury nullification. His work has been featured in "Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, New York Post, Village Voice, San Francisco Chronicle, " and on CNN and FOX News. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Kwame Dawes was born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica. He is the author of fourteen books of poetry and many books of fiction, nonfiction, criticism, and drama, including "Gomer's Song"; and editor of several anthologies of poetry, including "So Much Things To Say."
Kellie Magnus is a Jamaican children's book author. Her books are part of the BookStart Jamaica early childhood program given to newborns by the Government of Jamaica as well as the Literacy 123 collection used in Jamaican primary schools. She is also the author of the popular Little Lion series. She serves on the boards of the National Library of Jamaica, the Early Childhood Commission, and the Book Industry Association of Jamaica.show more