Jody Jensen Shaffer has written many books for children, on everything from ninja warriors to celebrities to grizzlies, including The Way the Cookie Crumbled and Victoria Justice: Television's It Girl. Jody once received a bicycle for winning a haiku contest. She lives in Missouri with her husband and children.Stephanie Laberis is an illustrator and character designer who specializes in creating art for animation, children's publications, and toys. Her books include Merry and Mythical Stickers and the Animal Inn series. She lives in San Francisco.