Ruth Spiro is the author of twenty-plus Baby Loves Science board books (Charlesbridge), as well as the picture books Made by Maxine and Maxine and the Greatest Garden Ever (Dial), which was named a 2022 NSTA-CBC Best STEM Book. Her newest titles, Love Grows (Harper), If You Want to Explain Coding to a Grownup (Charlesbridge), and a third untitled picture book (Dial) are forthcoming in 2022 and 2023. She lives in Chicago with her husband and two daughters.