Kobi Yamada is a New York Times best-selling author and the creator of many inspiring gift books as well as the president of Compendium, a company of amazing people doing amazing things. He happily lives with the love of his life and their two super fun kids in the land of flying salmon where he gets to believe in his ideas all day long. He thinks he just might be the luckiest person on the planet. Mae Besom began her career as a character designer in Sichuan, China after graduating from the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute. She then decided to embrace her love of illustrations and now works as a full-time children s illustrator. She uses traditional media both pencil and watercolor to create texture and light within her enchanting illustrations.