Jane Yolen is the daughter of writers, her brother is a writer and so it would seem fitting to say, she has gone into the family business. Today, Jane is a grandmother and author of over 250 books and not surprisingly, she loves to write anything from picture books to novels. She is also a poet, a teacher of writing and literature, and a reviewer of children's literature. She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. Jane Yolen's books and stories have won the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award. Her recent books include "Here’s a Little Poem" and "Soft House".