Libby-Worsley-Crouch, co-author of Planning Children's Birthday Parties: Libby and Penny's Survival GuideLibby Worsley Crouch grew up in the Chicago area before graduating from Arizona State University. She taught in Phoenix while obtaining a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and her Principal Certification. She has taught, tutored and has been an active volunteer in the community. She has been a Docent at Phoenix Art Museum for over 30 years and has held leadership positions in many of their support organizations. She additionally participates in book groups, the Phoenix Zoo, miniatures, and community groups.

Penny Barlow Liston has her BA in Education from Arizona State University with a Master’s Degrees in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and has an active Arizona Teaching certificate. She has over 35 years of teaching experience in grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Penny and Libby started and together taught a program for the academically gifted in their school. Parenting, grandparenting and quilting are among her greatest personal accomplishments.