Although Drew Daywalt grew up in a haunted house, he now lives in a Southern California home, haunted by only his wife, two kids, and five-month-old German Shepherd. His favorite crayon is Black.
Oliver Jeffers (www.oliverjeffersworld.com) makes art and tells
stories. His books include How to Catch a Star; Lost and
Found, which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle
Children's Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted
into an award-winning animated film; The Way Back Home;
The Incredible Book Eating Boy; The Great Paper
Caper; The Heart and the Bottle, which was made into a
highly acclaimed iPad application narrated by Helena Bonham Carter;
Up and Down, the New York Times bestselling
Stuck; The Hueys in the New Sweater, a New York
Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and This Moose
Belongs to Me, a New York Times bestseller. Originally
from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and works in
Brooklyn, New York.
Goodreads' 2013 Picture Book of the Year!
Amazon's Best Picture Book of the Year!
A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013! Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award * "Hilarious . . . Move over, Click, Clack, Moo; we've got a new contender for the most successful picture-book strike." -BCCB, starred review "Jeffers . . . elevates crayon drawing to remarkable heights." -Booklist "Fresh and funny." -The Wall Street Journal "This book will have children asking to have it read again and again." -Library Media Connection * "This colorful title should make for an uproarious storytime." -School Library Journal, starred review * "These memorable personalities will leave readers glancing apprehensively at their own crayon boxes." -Publishers Weekly, starred review "Utterly original." -San Francisco Chronicle