Madeline Valentine grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and received a BFA from Pratt Institute in 2007. She has illustrated five children’s books, including <i>Teddy’s Favorite Toy</i> by Christian Trimmer. She is also the author-illustrator of <i>George in the Dark</i> and <i>The Bad Birthday Idea</i>. She currently lives in Queens. Visit her online at MadelineValentine.com.