Jomike Tejido lives in the Philippines and is an author and illustrator of more than 100 books, including the first two books in this series, Jungle Animals and Farm Animals. He works in digital art and specializes in whimsical illustrations. As a paper engineer, Jomike encourages play, a key role in the book experience. Check out his Foldabout Toy Series (www.youtube.com/jepoydyip). He is also a painter who does one-man exhibitions and has done eight shows since 2007.