Haiqal's Garden is Syarif Syaifulloh's first children's book. Syarif's son, Haiqal, attends kindergarten at the Jenks Public School in South Philadelphia. Together they make an amazing gardening team!
Syarif is recognized internationally for his organic, urban gardening expertise. He has been interviewed by the Voice of America (VOA) radio and TV, IndoGo, Mata Diaspora, Duta Masyarakat, Radio IMSA, Kompas TV, Metro TV, Radar Depok, Republika TV, IDN Global Newsletter, and Indonesian Lantern.
Freeing the Birds is Philly Author/Illustrator Laura Kaderabek Eyring's first bilingual children's book. Laura is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. She received her BFA from the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude. In 2001 she received her BS in chemistry from Drexel University (abandoning her career as a waitress). She now works as an analytical chemist for the Philadelphia Water Department and draws late at night when her husband and two children are asleep.