Kara LaReau has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College. She is the author of The Infamous Ratsos, illustrated by Matt Myers, and The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters, illustrated by Jen Hill, as well as Ugly Fish and Otto: The Boy Who Loved Cars, both illustrated by Scott Magoon, and No Slurping, No Burping! A Tale of Table Manners, illustrated by Lorelay Bove. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, with her husband, their son, and their cat.
Brian Won was inspired by his own spunky little monkey while illustrating the pictures for this book. He is the cofounder of National Television, a design and animation company. His debut picture book, Hooray for Hat!, was a Children's Choice Award Finalist and was awarded a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators. A Chicago native, Brian currently lives in Southern California with his wife and their son. You can visit him at brianwon.com.