Using the rhyming poetic structure of This is the House that Jack Built, author Yvonne Ng takes young readers on a cumulative path through the inner workings of a steam engine, from the big wheels rolling on the tracks all the way to the engineer driving the train.
Yvonne Ng has been curious about how things work throughout her career, which includes a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering and years of working as an automation engineer. In addition to writing children’s books, she develops STEM-related toys. She lives with her husband and son in Minneapolis, MN.
RICHARD SMYTHE graduated with an illustration master’s degree in 2010 and has illustrated many successful picture books with his distinctive style including Watersong, a New York Public Library’s Best Books for Kids 2017 list, and Fox in the Night. He lives in the UK.