The author was born in France in 1933 and was a hidden child during the German occupation of France in the Second World War. Both his mother and father were deported to Auschwitz where they were killed. He left for America in 1948, a teenager, and was adopted by an American Jewish family. He graduated from Pratt Institute in 1952 with a degree in fine arts and worked for many years as senior art director at a large sales promotion agency. He is the author and illustrator of the four Moses books, the author and illustrator of Hidden Child, as well as the illustrator of the Howie Bowles books by Kate Banks. He lives with his wife in New York City. They have two children and four grandsons.
Author's website at www.isaacmillman.com