William Sears, one of America’s most renowned pediatricians, received his pediatric training at Harvard Medical School’s Children’s Hospital and Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. He has practiced pediatrics for nearly three decades and currently teaches at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. Martha Sears is a registered nurse, certified childbirth educator, and breastfeeding consultant. Together the Searses have authored many books on parenting, childcare, and nutrition, including “The Baby Book,” “The Family Nutrition Book,” “The Discipline Book,” and “The Breastfeeding Book.” They regularly contribute articles to both “Parenting” and “Baby Talk” magazines. The Searses are the parents of eight children and live in Capistrano Beach, California.<BR>Christie Watts Kelly earned a degree in elementary education from the University of Memphis and cofounded the Memphis chapter of Attachment Parenting International. Along with the other books in the Sears Children’s Library, she coauthored two adult titles, “New Families: New Finances” and “The Single Parents’s Money Guide.”<BR>Renee Andriani is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and also illustrates magazines and greeting cards. She lives in Leawood, Kansas, with her husband and three children.