Langston Hughes is an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. He was born on February 1, 1902, and passed away May 22, 1967.
Katie Crumpton is an illustrator and designer who loves drawing cute and whimsical artworks. Her books include More Bees Please!, Dark Water Magic, and Library Alive!. Her primary focus is in children's books, but she is also interested in licensing, animation, and interactive illustration. Katie is a local to the San Francisco Bay Area, selling her work at craft fairs on the weekends.