Maggie Rudy has been making mice and their worlds out of felt and scavenged materials for twenty years. Her latest picture book, Do You Wish You Had a Pet?, will be released by Beach Lane/Simon & Schuster in Spring 2014. Maggie spent part of her childhood living in England, where she visited Beatrix Potter’s farm in a formative third-grade field trip. Maggie now lives in Portland, Oregon. You can visit her fascinating blog, MousesHouses, by clicking here.