Karen Kaufman Orloff is the author of many books for children
including I Wanna Iguana, I Wanna New Room, and I
Wanna Go Home, all inspired by her son's pet iguana who quickly
grew to be over four feet long and take over his room. She also
writes a humorous column on family life every other week for The
David Catrow is the illustrator of many picture books including Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon and its sequel Have Fun, Molly Lou Melon, written by Patty Lovell; I Wanna Iguana and its two companion books I Wanna New Room and I Wanna Go Home, written by Karen Kaufman Orloff; Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibel; The Middle Child Blues by Kristyn Crow; and We the Kids: the Preamble to the Constitution. He lives in Ohio with his wife, Deborah.