Jenny Mischel, has a B.A. in Liberal Studies, a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential, a Language Development Specialist Credential, and a M.A. in Psychology. She taught elementary school for 7 years and now concentrates on creating inventive ways to teach the basics. She has written three workbooks to help children with learning disabilities as well as 31 short, alphabet stories for an educational publishing company. She has four children of her own and has used this book in teaching them beginning phonics. Laura Kassel has a B.A. in Education and is currently an elementry school teacher. She has been a music director at her church for 10 years now as well as holding the position of music teacher at an elementary/Jr. High School for 8 years. She does the vocals and piano, for a local band, performing on a regular basis.