Jory John is the author of the picture book Goodnight Already! and the forthcoming I Will Chomp You! (with Bob Shea) and coauthor of the national bestseller All My Friends Are Dead and a sequel, among other humor books. Jory is also the editor of Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country: Kids’ Letters to President Obama. He spent six years as programs director at 826 Valencia, a nonprofit educational center in San Francisco.
Mac Barnett is a New York Times bestselling author of many books for children, including Extra Yarn, illustrated by Jon Klassen, which won a 2013 Caldecott Honor and the 2012 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Excellence in Picture Books; Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, also illustrated by Jon Klassen; and Battle Bunny, written with Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Matthew Myers. He also writes the Brixton Brothers series of mystery novels.
Kevin Cornell is the illustrator of several children’s books, including Count the Monkeys and Mustache! by Mac Barnett, as well as the Chicken Squad series by Doreen Cronin. He resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he, his wife, and a brand-new Persian rug are pranked several times a day by their dog.