LeUyen Pham has worked as a layout artist for Dreamworks Feature Animation. The first book she illustrated was Can You Do This, Old Badger? by Eve Bunting (2000) and she has since illustrated a dozen more. Her work has received many honours, including an ABA Pick of the Lists, an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award and a Child magazine Best Book of the Year citation. This is the first book she has both written and illustrated.