Born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, Scott Nickel works by day at Paws, inc., Jim Davis's famous Garfield studio, and he freelances by night. Burning the midnight oil, Scott has created hundreds of humorous greeting cards and written several children's books, short fiction for "Boys' Life" magazine, comic strips, and lots of really funny knock-knock jokes. He was raised in southern California, but in 1995 Scott moved to Indiana, where he currently lives with his wife, two sons, six cats, and several sea monkeys.
Matt Luxich started drawing at three years old. Although his parents didn't enjoy cleaning their son's cartoons off the walls, they supported his talent. Years later, Luxich attended the Kubert School of Illustration and Animation in Dover, New Jersey. Today, he uses the skills he learned at school in his job as a freelance illustrator and designer, working for clients such as Golden Books and the Salvation Army. When he's not drawing, Luxich likes to eat cheese slices, play with toy robots, and walk his English Bulldog, Dover.