Rick Walton is the author of more than thirty books for children, including So Many Bunnies: A Bedtime ABC and Counting Book and What to Do When a Bug Climbs in Your Mouth and Other Poems to Drive You Buggy. His most recent book is, “Much Ado About Mormons”. This landmark volume explores nineteenth-, twentieth-, and twenty-firstcentury Mormon society through the perspectives of journalists, novelists, travel writers, presidents, and other well-known public figures, including such varied people as Susan B. Anthony, Buffalo Bill Cody, Mark Twain, Leo Tolstoy, Vincent Price, Will Rogers, Angela Lansbury, Walter Cronkite, Margaret Thatcher, President John F. Kennedy, and dozens more.When he is not writing, he likes to read, travel, and play the guitar. Rick lives in Provo, Utah, with his wife, Ann, and their four children.

Kirk Shaw is senior editor for Covenant Communications. He has also done work for Boston publisher David R. Godine, Northwestern University Press, and the scientific journal Western North American Naturalist, among other clients. During his career, he has produced and edited fiction (in many genres), memoirs, historical, poetry, plays, art, gardening, gift, technical, scientific, creative nonfiction, and doctrinal books. He enjoys writing short stories and especially relishes reading speculative fiction, historical novels, New England poetry, young adult, postapocalyptic, and dystopia novels. He is looking for good suspense, historical, romance, adventure, and other fiction and is also looking for good gift book and inspirational/doctrinal nonfiction that would suit an LDS audience.