Aaron Reynolds is a New York Times -bestselling author of many highly hilarious books for kids, including Carnivores ; Chicks and Salsa ; Joey Fly, Private Eye ; the Caldecott Honor book Creepy Carrots! ; Nerdy Birdy ; and its follow-up, Nerdy Birdy Tweets . He lives in the Chicago area with his wife, two kids, four cats, and between three and ten fish, depending on the day.
Dan Santat is the New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend , Are We There Yet?, and After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) . His artwork is also featured in numerous picture books, chapter books, and middle grade novels, including Dav Pilkey's Ricky Ricotta series. Dan lives in Southern California with his wife, two kids, and many, many pets.