Ryan Miller has worked as a columnist, reporter, newspaper editor,
online marketer, blogger, and author. He lives in Northern CA with
his wife, three children, dog, and small flock of egg-laying
Hatem Aly is an Egyptian-born illustrator who currently lives in New Brunswick, Canada, with his wife, son, and pets. He illustrated The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz, which won a Newbery Honor and the Sydney Taylor Book Award despite illustrations of a farting dragon, a two-headed cat, and stinky cheese.