Deborah Diesen is the New York Times bestselling author of The Pout-Pout Fish, named by Time magazine as one of the Ten Best Children's Books of 2008. She has worked as a bookseller and a librarian, and now works for a small nonprofit organization. She lives with her family in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Dan Hanna has over ten years' experience in the animation industry, and his work has appeared on the Cartoon Network. He is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series. He lives in Oxnard, California.