Sandra Magsamen is the founder and proprietor of Table Tiles, Inc., a specialty gift company that produces an array of items featuring her artwork. She is also the creator of Gestures of Kindness, a line of small-format books, journals, and boxed notecard sets (Stewart, Tabori & Chang), as well as the best-selling Story of the Heart and When There Are No Words (Rizzoli). Her book, When I Grow Up I Want to Be Me, was published by Scholastic Publishers in Fall 2002, with a first printing of over 50,000 copies. Magsamen's books have sold more than 250,000 copies in the gift category over the past seven years. She lives with her family in Maryland.