Megan McDonald is the author of the popular and award-winning Judy Moody and Stink series. She says that most of the stories about Judy came out of growing up the youngest of five girls. She lives in California, USA, with her husband. Peter H. Reynolds is the illustrator of the Judy Moody and Stink books and the author-illustrator of The Dot, Ish and So Few of Me. He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts, USA.