Cari Meister has written more than a hundred books for children, including the "Tiny" series (Penguin) and the "Meet the Monsters" series (Stone Arch Books). She has received many awards for her books. Most recently, "Airplane Adventure" (Stone Arch Books), was named to "Parents" magazine Best Books for 2010. Cari has been fascinated by the night sky ever since she can remember. Her love of space and stars led her to Space Camp when she was growing up. Today, Cari lives in the mountains of Colorado, with her husband, four boys, two horses and one dog.
Born in Hong Kong and raised in Philadelphia, Jannie Ho studied illustration at Parsons School of Design in New York. Also known as
Chicken Girl, Jannie has been drawing ever since she can remember. Now she creates humorous illustrations for books and magazines. Much of her work and style has been inspired by Japanese and retro art. Her books include
The Haunted Ghoul Bus (Sterling, 2008), written by Lisa Trumbauer, The
Mixed-Up Alphabet (Scholastic, 2007), written by Steve Metzger, and The
Penguins' Perfect Picnic (Innovative Kids, 2007), written by Trish Rabe.