Elise Parsley wrote and illustrated the bestselling <i>If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t!</i>, which was her debut picture book. She has also written and illustrated <i>If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don’t!; If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don’t!</i>; <i>Neck & Neck</i>; and illustrated <i>The Magic Word</i> by Mac Barnett. She lives in South Dakota with her husband. She invites you to visit her online at eliseparsley.com.