Author Elias Barks is a writer who lives with his cats, Agnes and Magnus, beneath the gray skies of Astoria, Oregon. He is the author of many beloved children's books, including I Believe in You, I'm Programmed to Love You, Alien Baby! and Bigfoot Baby!
Zoe Persico is a prolific artist and illustrator living in sunny Florida with a dog named Zombie. In addition to her books with Hazy Dell Press, Zoe has illustrated books for a variety of publishers including Hachette, Macmillan, Random House, and Simon & Schuster.