Susan Arciero is an award-winning illustrator of numerous children’s books, including Hail to the Chief, Christmas in America, From Sea to Shining Sea, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Land of the Pilgrims Pride, Sweet Land of Liberty, Nat, Nat, the Nantucket Cat, and Cornelius Vandermouse: The Pride of Newport.

Growing up in Massachusetts and traveling the world as a member of a military family, Susan lives in Pinehurst, North Carolina, with her husband, three children, and two Bassett Hounds.