K. G. Campbell was born in Kenya, but raised and educated in Scotland. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a Masters in Art History, but various misadventures led him ultimately to Los Angeles, California. He is the author and illustrator of Lester's Dreadful Sweaters and The Mermaid's Shoe , and the illustrator of Tea Party Rules , as well as the Newbery Award winner Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures . Follow K.G. on Twitter @KGCampbell2 or visit him at http: //kgcampbell.com/.