Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has written more than fifty books for young readers. Her book Ropes of Revolution won the 2008 Moonbeam Award for best graphic novel. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and cat. Denis Alonso was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. When he was a kid, drawing was his favorite thing to do. With the support of his parents, he was able to improve his skills to become an illustrator. He graduated in design at Faculdade de Belas Artes de Sao Paulo, and worked with clients as Discovery Kids, MtvBrazil, Montegrappa, Unilever, Santillana Group, Editora Abril and many others. He lives with his wife and dog, Mr. Spock, in Sao Paulo. When he is not drawing he likes to practice boxing or cook with his wife.