Helene Hovenec is the co-author of many Storey puzzle books, including Barnyard Games & Puzzles. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Patrick Merrell is a cartoonist, puzzle maker, and author whose work has appeared in hundreds of publications. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times crossword, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and the World Puzzle Championship. His other books include Bird Brainteasers and Coffee Time. He lives in Mt. Vernon, New York.