Wondering who's backstage at Sir Sidney's Circus? The answer is Kate Klise and M. Sarah Klise. We're two sisters who like to write (Kate) and draw (Sarah). We've been making books together since we were little kids.
Are you disappointed that we're not mice? Don't be! The truth is, we're a lot like Bert and Gert, the mice in The Show Must Go On! For one thing our last name rhymes with mice. But there are lots of other things we have in common.
Here's how Kate (the author sister) is like Bert:
Kate and Bert both like silly jokes.
Kate and Bert have the same birthday, April 13.
Kate and Bert like to make up songs.
Kate and Bert like popcorn.
Kate and Bert have the same number of letters in their name.
Click on Kate's picture for some writing tips.
Here's how Sarah (the illustrator sister) is like Gert:
Sarah and Gert both like to sew.
Sarah and Gert have the same birthday, December 31.
Sarah and Gert like to make up words.
Sarah and Gert are both neat and tidy.
Both Sarah and Gert always do their best.
Sarah and Gert have the same hero: Stuart Little!
Click on Sarah's picture for some drawing tips.