Geof Smith is a children's book author and editor. He doesn't currently have a pet, but hopes to one day solve crimes with a super-intelligent chimpanzee. He has worked on A New Hope (Star Wars) and Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Star Wars Little Golden Book, among others. Paul Linsley is a story artist for Nickelodeon on the TV show Kung Fu Panda. He's illustrated several Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles picture books for Golden, including Blast to the Past!, Know Your Shapes!, and Opposites Attack!