Sorche Nic Leodhas

Sorche Nic Leodhas, author of "Thistle and Thyme," a Newbery Honor Book, turns to her childhood to retell this Scottish folktale that was passed on to her by her own grandfather. She has written many books for young people, among them "All in the Morning Early," Nonny Hogrogian, twice winner of the Caldecott Medal, for "Always Room for One More" and "One Fine Day," has illustrated numerous books for young people.