Kobi Yamada is a New York Times best-selling author and the creator of many inspiring gift books, as well as the president of Compendium, a company of amazing people doing amazing things. Kobi happily shares his life with his gregarious family in the Pacific Northwest, where he has much to be grateful for and much to look forward to. Charles Santoso loves drawing little things in his little journal and dreams about funny, wondrous stories. He is the creator of Happy Hippo and has illustrated several books, including Ida, Always and the New York Times best seller Wishtree. He moves around between different countries to live and work.