Dori Hillestad Butler is the author of over fifty works of fiction and nonfiction for young readers. She has also published stories for children in magazines such as Highlights for Children, Cricket, Spider, Children’s Digest, and Child Life. Butler is the children’s book review columnist for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. She lives in Washington.
Aurore Damant is a French illustrator, animator, and art director. She illustrated The Haunted Library series for Penguin Random House and worked as a character designer on <i>The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water</i>. She lives in Paris, France, with her most loyal supporters: her husband, Julien, and cat, Franklin. You can find her online at auroredamant.tumblr.com.