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Summer Beat

Illustrated by Charlotte Middleton
Photograph by Rochael Soper

Betsy Franco is the author of numerous books for children, including Counting Our Way to the 100th Day! and Mathematickles!, both illustrated by Steven Salerno; and Birdsongs, illustrated by Steve Jenkins. She and her husband live in Palo Alto, California. They have three sons -- two actors and a sculptor. Visit Betsy's website at www.betsyfranco.com.

Photo Credit:

Charlotte Middleton studied at the Cambridge School of Art. She illustrated Monster Pet! by Angela McAllister. Charlotte lives with her partner and their cat in the Gloucestershire countryside in England.