About the Author and Illustrator
Cara and Cary discovered their mutual love of books, art and deep conversations over coffee together in high school. Collaborating on this creative endeavor enables them to share their stories with the world. Cary and Cara were excited to create strong young female characters who work together to research and problem-solve. Their vision is to continue telling stories about Kate and Cici, two girls discovering the strength of friendship and critical thinking as they navigate new adventures.
Cary Zierenberg-Senge finds inspiration in being an English teacher and mother of two adorable little humans. She hopes her son and daughter grow up to become feminists like their mommy and daddy. She currently teaches high school in Sacramento, California and spends her weekends on nature adventures, gardening, sewing, and reading.
Cara Gregor is an artist and yogi who was raised in the mountains and found her voice by the sea. Her love of adventure has taken her around the world, from teaching English in China to scuba-diving in Bonaire. She is a local artist in Sacramento, California living with her beloved pup and husband.