Frederick Muench is a clinical psychologist and director of clinical research and development at Helicor, Inc, a stress-management and biofeedback company. He was formerly on the faculty at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and maintains an adjunct faculty position at NYU. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Gregory Nemec is a freelance illustrator and teacher. He runs a once-a-week program at a preschool and teaches everything from drawing to animation to grade-school students. His illustrations have appeared in many books and periodicals. He lives in Pleasantville, N.Y.