About the Author
Phyllis G. Malloy, a retired teacher of English, is an advocate of young people learning to write letters. She has a Master’s Degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She delights in her two grandsons’ responses to events in their lives.
About the Illustrator
Justin Fennell always expressed a love for drawing and would frequently copy cartoon characters he viewed on television. He graduated with honors from Calvin Coolidge Senior High School in Washington, D.C. In 2006 he continued his education at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, where he studied illustration.
About the Designer
Phoebe E. Goodson, whose great nephews are the inspiration for Jimmy and Johnny Write Letters, created the original layout.