Elizabeth McPike (Author) Elizabeth McPike was for many years the editor of a journal on education. Her three children, all grown up now, never stopped being "every wish answered". She is the author of two previous books- Little Sleepyhead and Little Bitty Friends. She lives in Washington, DC.Jay Fleck (Illustrator) Jay Fleck is a Shorewood, IL based designer and illustrator. He is inspired by his childhood along with his experiences with his two young children. Jay is the author and illustrator of Tilly and Tank.