About the Illustrator
Dennis Lavorato is an illustrator and portrait artist living in
Rhode Island.  Born in Brooklyn, New York, he attended the
School of Visual Arts, Arts Student League, and Herbert
Berghoff Studios in Manhattan. He is the illustrator of
David's War/David's Peace.
Gary Anderson began his career at Mystic Seaport,
immersing himself in marine carving. In 1987 he launched
his own studio, Anderson Artworks, where he carves and
restores carousel horses, including the Watch Hill Carousel
horses. He also painted the panels on the carousel. He is
the illustrator of the cover for
The Carousel Adventure.