Kristen L. Depken has been writing and editing children's books for more than 10 years. She is the author of scores of titles, including Barbie and the Diamond Castle, All About the Trolls, and We Love to Dance!. She lives in the New York City area with her rescue dog, Ellie. Mike Jackson is a children's book illustrator. He graduated from the legendary ArtCenter School of Design in Pasadena, California, and has been making art for more than 25 years. He has illustrated several books, including The Best Doghouse Ever! (Bubble Guppies), Lend a Helping Paw (PAW Patrol), and A Fairytale Adventure.