Chet Williamson is an award-winning writer of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. Over eighty of his short stories have appeared in such publications as The New Yorker , Esquire , Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction , and many other magazines and anthologies. He has been a final nominee for the World Fantasy Award, the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award, and the Horror Writers Stoker Award. Williamson, who is also a trained actor, lives in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. This is his first children's book.
Alan Fearl Stacy is a self-taught artist who derived his style and techniques from a variety of ancient and modern sources. He worked in broadcast television as a graphic artist and as a makeup artist for music videos, commercials, and theatre for many years. As a self-employed illustrator and designer, Stacy has illustrated two nonfiction picture books and self-published several graphic-novel versions of Aesopís fables.