Mary Pope Osborne is the author of all the Magic Tree House books,American Tall Tales(Knopf),The Mysteries of Spider Kane(Yearling), and numerous novels, picture books, and nonfiction titles. She lives in Goshen, Connecticut, with her husband, Will, and their two Norfolk terriers, Joey and Mr. Bezo. Sal Murdocca has illustrated over 200 children's trade and text books. He is also a librettist for children's opera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, and bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. He lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.Osborne, Mary Pope is the author of 'Dragon of the Red Dawn ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780375837272 and ISBN 0375837272.