With close to fifty picture books published, Barney Saltzberg has been traveling the world talking about creativity and where ideas come from. He lectured in China and Russia through a cultural exchange program through the United States State Department. Barney is passionate about working with children, parents, teachers and organizations on the art of making mistakes and finding play and creativity in our everyday lives. His books have won numerous awards, including NAPPA Gold Awards, Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Starred Reviews. Most recently, Melinda Gates chose "Beautiful Oops" as one of the top three books every child should read. His other books include "A Delicous Story," "Arlo Needs Glasses" and "We Are Expecting You."