Ben Balistreri has been working for more than twenty years in the animation industry. He’s won an Emmy Award for his character designs, and has been nominated for nine Annie Awards, winning once. His art can be seen in <i>Tangled the Series</i>, for which he serves as Supervising Producer, <i>How to Train Your Dragon</i>, <i>Danny Phantom</i>, <i>Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends</i>, <i>Wander Over Yonder</i>, <i>Wild Kratts</i>, and many more. The Princess Pulverizer series is his first foray into book illustration. He lives in Pasadena, California, with his wife, Becca, and their two golden retrievers, Bombadil and Fatty Lumpkin.