KATIE COURIC has been a coanchor of NBC News'sTodaysince 1991, and in that position she has covered a variety of national and international events and fascinating people. She is also a contributing anchor for the newsmagazineDateline NBC. Couric has received a number of prestigious awards, including six Emmys and a George Foster Peabody Award for her series "Confronting Colon Cancer," a subject for which she is a major spokesperson and advocate. A native of Arlington, Virginia, she lives in New York with her two daughters. MARJORIE PRICEMAN is an award-winning author and illustrator of children's books. Her work includesZin! Zin! Zin! A Violin, a Caldecott Honor book;Emeline at the Circus, aNew York TimesBest Illustrated Book;How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World, an ALA Notable Book and Reading Rainbow Featured Selection;It's Me, Marva;Princess Picky; andMy Nine Lives by Clio. She lives in Pennsylvania.Couric, Katie is the author of 'Blue Ribbon Day', published 2004 under ISBN 9780385512923 and ISBN 0385512929.