Troy Cummings has been drawing since he was a little kid. His illustrations have appeared in newspapers and magazines, on websites, on frozen-fish-stick packages, and in hospital waiting rooms. He has published two picture books so far: THE EENSY WEENSY SPIDER FREAKS OUT! and MORE BEARS! His third picture book, GIDDY-UP, DADDY! is due out in April 2013. THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM is his first early chapter book series. He lives in Indiana with his cat and family.
Praise for THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM #1: RISE OF THE BALLOON GOONS"Cranking up the horrorlarity with googly eyed cartoon figures and sight gags on nearly every page, Cummings pitches his nervous but resourceful newcomer into a climactic, all-out battle with an entire army of aggressive, air-stealing bendy balloons." -KIRKUS REVIEWS Praise for THE EENSY WEENSY SPIDER FREAKS OUT!"Clever text full of witty asides." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL Praise for MORE BEARS!"[Artwork that is] infused with zaniness of fun." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL