Charise Mericle Harper is the author and illustrator of many books for children. Her picture books include Cupcake, Pink Me Up, Imaginative Inventions and most recently GO! GO! GO! STOP! Charise also has a number of book series these include, Just Grace, Wedgieman, Fashion Kitty, Sasquatch & Aliens and Bean Dog & Nugget. Bean Dog & Nugget – The Ball was a 2014 Children’s Choice nominee. For older readers Charise’s newest book is Dreamer, Wisher, Liar.