Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh is the author of CANYOUHEAR A COO-COO?, A HOOPOESAYS, OOP!, LISTEN! ISRAEL’S ALLAROUND and THEBIGGESTOFALL! (Kar-Ben). She believes even the youngest readers deserve smart books, and that, just as babies can pack great meaning into a few sounds, little books can communicate volumes in just a few words. Jamie also loves the animal kingdom, and regularly writes cover stories for National Geographic KIDS magazine.