The collaborative efforts of husband and wife team CORNELIUS VAN WRIGHT and YING-HWA HU have produced many wonderful books for children. I Told You I Can Play! is their first title with Just Us Books. Among their other published works are An Angel Just Like Me, Coming Home: A Stay of Josh Gibson, Baseball's Greatest Homerun Hitter, and Zora Neale Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree. Van Wright is a native of New York and Hu was born in Taiwan. They reside with their daughter and son in New York City.