Jim Erskine is a humorist and writer who has published more than a dozen children's and humor books in more than fifteen years. He holds a degree in folklore from Western Kentucky University, owns his own greeting card company, and has had artwork published in Cosmopolitan, Campus Life, and other national publications. Erskine also shares the honor of being the founding member of the Kentucky-based Ugly Necktie Society of America.
Author and illustrator of children's books Ann Schweninger was born in 1951, in Boulder, Colorado. She attended the University of Colorado, 1969-72 and the California Institute of the Arts where she received a B.F. A. in 1975. Ann received a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor Book from the American Library Association in 2006, for Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day, by Jean Van Leeuwen.