Paul Meisel, who holds a master’s degree in graphic design from Yale University, has illustrated many books for children, some of which he also wrote. Two of his I Like to Read(R) books, <i>See Me Run</i> and <i>I See a Cat</i>, are Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor books. His Nature Diary series began with <i>My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis</i>, a finalist for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books and a Virginia Reader’s Choice. <i>The Schmutzy Family</i>, written by Marilyn Rosenberg and illustrated by Paul Meisel, was a National Jewish Book Award Finalist. Paul lives in Connecticut.