Thomas Kingsley Troupe has written more than thirty children's books. His book Legend of the Werewolf (Picture Window Books, 2011) received a bronze medal for the Moonbeam Children's Book Award. Thomas lives in Woodbury, Minnesota with his wife and two young boys. Christina Wald has done illustration for a wide variety of toys, games, books, and magazines-everything from board books and pop-up books to Star Wars role-playing games and G.I. Joe package art. She studied Industrial Design at the University of Cincinnati. When she is not in the studio, Christina is out urban sketching, biking, and/or traveling. She lives in Cincinnati with her toy engineer husband, Troy, and two cats.