Karla KuskinKarla Kuskin (née Seidman) (July 17, 1932 – August 20, 2009) was a prolific American author, poet, illustrator, and reviewer of children's literature. Kuskin was known for her poetic, alliterative style.
She sometimes wrote under the pseudonym Nicholas J. Charles. Kuskin reviewed children's literature in ''The New York Times Book Review''. Provided by Wikipedia