Gail Silver is a former Child Advocate Attorney and founder of Yoga Child, a Philadelphia based yoga studio, where she teaches yoga classes, writes yoga music and meditations, and develops the Yoga Child school-based yoga and mindfulness curriculum. Gail has appeared on several news shows to discuss the benefits of yoga and was the recipient of a Parents Choice Recommended Award in 2007 for the Yoga Child CD, A Peaceful Place Inside. She is a script consulting for the yoga segment of "The Good Night Show" on PBS Kids Sprout. Gail provides editorials on the benefits of yoga to the Expectant Mothers Guide and teaches birth preparation courses for couples through integration of the principles of mindfulness, birth education and yoga. She resides in Philadelphia with her husband and three children where she stumbles every day in her lifetime practice of mindfulness.
Christiane Kromer was born in 1963 in Germany. She studied toy design at the University of Art and Design in Halle and later Graphic Design in Kassel. She moved to Brooklyn, N.Y. in the early 90th where she received a BFA in Illustration from Parsons School of Design, New York
She lives in Brooklyn working as a freelance as illustrator with special interest in multicultural work, in recent years emphasis on Asian cultures. She previously illustrated Flowergirl Butterflies (a Capitol Choices "Noteworthy Book for Children 2004), The Treehouse Children, (published by Simon & Schuster), and God the Parent's Blessings.