Contributor biographical information for Peter and the wolf / Serge Prokofiev ; illustrated by Chris Raschka.
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Chris Rashka was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, which is named for Selma Shirley Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon in England, the leader of Calvinist sect of the Methodist Church, known for her missionary zeal. He grew up in Lombard, Illinois, named for Josiah L. Lombard, a landowner; then later lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan, named for the wives of John Allen and Elisha Rumsey, both named Ann. He now lives with his wife and son in New York City, named for the grand old Duke of York.
Also by the author are the following books: the Caldecott Honor Book Yo! Yes?; Charlie Parker Played Be Bop; Mysterious Thelonious; John Coltrane's Giant Steps; and Can't Sleep.
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