Avery Monsen is the author and illustrator of I Am the Longest Dog, and the coauthor I Feel Relatively Neutral About New York, K is for Knifeball, and the national bestseller All My Friends Are Dead. As an actor he has appeared on 30 Rock, The Tonight Show, High Maintenance, Maron, Adam Ruins Everything, and Alexa & Katie.
Abby Hanlon is the author and illustrator of the award-winning Dory Fantasmagory chapter book series, which has been translated into twenty-one languages and selected by the Junior Library Guild. As a New York City public school teacher, she wrote and illustrated her debut picture book, Ralph Tells a Story, which is now used widely in elementary classrooms. Abby lives in Brooklyn with her husband, twins, and scruffy dog, Caroline.