Laura Vaccaro Seeger is the author and illustrator of bestselling picture books for children, including the popular Dog and Bear series. Her work on books like First the Egg, Green and One Boy has earned her several awards, including two Caldecott Honors for illustration and two Theodor Seuss Geisel Honors for best books for beginning readers. Ms. Seeger was born and raised in New York, where she still lives with her family and Copper the dog, who is the star of Dog and Bear. Her most recent books are Bully and Dog and Bear: Tricks and Treats. We are very happy to welcome Laura to the 2015 Children's Festival of Reading!