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Ron Bates

Ron Bates is a novelist who writes about secret laboratories, bullies, evil robots, toilet monsters, super plumbers, cafeteria tacos, and all the other things that make being a middle-school student so interesting. A former newspaper reporter and humor columnist, he is the author of How to Make Friends and Monsters, How to Survive Middle School and Monster Bots, and The Unflushables. He also writes comic books, poems, and other stuff for kids who like to laugh. He lives in Texas.

Oscar Martin has worked on brands like Tom & Jerry and The Lion King and has worked with Disney, Egmont, Warner Bros., and Casterman. Today he continues to produce books about his character Solo from his company, OMINIKY Ediciones. He creates style guides for WB, works on brands such as Disney, and illustrates charismatic characters for the European market. Most recently, he’s been requested for the design and development of animated films.

Juan Alvarez is a cartoonist who was trained at the Madrid School of Art No. 10 and the Higher School of Professional Drawing (ESDIP). In 2019, he was part of the ink & paint department for Klaus, an animated film from SPA. He currently works as a freelance illustrator.
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