Illustration: Ohara Hale
Shirley Girton Glaser studied photography and art at The Cooper Union. After graduating in 1956, she married Milton, and together they went to Italy, where Shirley continued her studies at the Academy of Fine Arts. It was after their return to the US that Shirley started her career as a children’s book author. Her books include The Big Race, The Alphazeds, and IfApples Had Teeth, all illustrated by Milton.