Oren Lavie is a musician, director, playwright, and author of children’s books. He has released a number of critically acclaimed albums, including The Opposite Side of the Sea. The music video for “Her Morning Elegance” was nominated for a Grammy, and received over 30 million views on YouTube and his song “A Dance ‘round The Memory Tree” was featured on the soundtrack for Disney’s The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. His debut picture book The Bear Who Wasn’t There: And the Fabulous Forest has been published in a number of foreign languages, and his second picture book is forthcoming. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.