Journey to Israel with Grover as he visits the Western Wall, shops in the Machane Yehuda market, visits a kibbutz, hikes to the top of Masada, floats in the Dead Sea, and shares the hospitality of a Bedouin family. The fifth book in Kar-Ben's partnership with Sesame Street, including The Count's Hanukkah Countdown, I'm Sorry Grover, It's a Mitzvah, Grover, and Grover and Big Bird's Passover Celebration.
Tilda Balsley is a former teacher living with her husband in Reidsville, North Carolina. She earned a B.A. in English from Queens University in Charlotte and a M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Balsley is the author of fifteen children's books, including Let My People Go! and Soo's Boo-Boos.
Ellen Fischer, not blue and furry, or as cute and loveable as Grover, was born in St. Louis. Following graduation from Washington University, she taught children with special needs, then ESL (English as a Second Language) at a Jewish Day School. She lives in Greensboro, North Carolina with her husband. They have three children.
Tom Leigh has illustrated many Sesame Street and Muppets books and is also a longtime illustrator of children's educational books. He lives on Little Deer Isle off the coast of Maine with his wife, four dogs, and two cats.