Barbara Layman is an award-winning author whose work includes a wide variety of Disney/Pixar and DreamWorks Animation children's books, magazine articles, short stories, and poems. When she's not in the Great Outdoors, she can often be found in other enchanting realms writing about many of the world's most famous characters, including Winnie the Pooh, Mickey Mouse, Disney Princesses (and Villains!), Cars, Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, Penguins of Madagascar, DreamWorks Trolls, and more. Originally from New England, she currently lives, writes, and edits in Southern California with her husband and two talkative cats. Adam Devaney has enjoyed working as an illustrator for the the past 15 years. With more than 100 children's books published, he still enjoys the challenges that illustrating brings in creating new properties for publication. Adam received his formal art training at the Laguna Art Institute in Laguna Beach, California. He also enjoys working in the movie industry as a production designer and editor. He has received many awards, including an Emmy, for his work in film.