Mara Paula Franco took classes of comic design and studied Graphic Design and Illustration in Argentina. Paula was also selected to represent her country on some popular childrens workshops. Paula now lives in Argentina and works as freelance illustrator and designer. Los Angeles-based author and journalist Jen Jones speaks fluent tween. She has written more than 50 books about celebrities, crafting, cheerleading, fashion, and just about any other obsession a girl in middle school could have -- including Planning Perfect Parties: A Girls' Guide to Fun, Fresh, Unforgettable Events and her popular Team Cheer! and Sleepover Girls fiction series for Capstone. Along with writing books, Jen also covers food, lifestyle and fun for publications including LA Confidential, REDBOOK, San Francisco, Whole Life Times, Thrillist, and many more. She is a graduate and current adjunct faculty member of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.