Vera Ahiyya has been an educator for the last 17 years and is dedicated to spreading her love of inclusive children’s books. She is the author of Rebellious Read Alouds, a book for educators, and picture books You Have a Voice and KINDergarten: Where Kindness Matters Everyday.

Michael Tyler is a native Chicagoan and a New York Times bestselling author, writer, and speaker, who believes our biggest hopes and dreams are in the hearts of our little people, our children. Other titles include The Smallest Spot of a Dot and The Skin You Live In.