David Clemesha and Andrea Zimmerman are married and have created several children's books together, including Digger Man, Fire Engine Man and Trashy Town, an ALA Notable Book. Clemesha grew up in England and moved to the United States when he was 16. He always loved playing tennis, drawing and reading. He studied English in college and became an elementary school teacher. Clemesha and Zimmerman live in San Diego, California, with their three sons.
Andrea Zimmerman is the author of thirteen picture books, including Train Man, Fire Engine Man, Digger Man, Trashy Town, and Dig!. Her books have been named Children's Book-of-the-Month Club and ALA Notable books, and have received multiple starred reviews. Married to artist David Clemesha, who illustrates many of her titles, she lives in San Diego, California. You can visit her website at andreaanddavid.com.
Dan Yaccarino is an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator with more than thirty children's books to his credit, including I Am a Story, Five Little Pumpkins, Five Little Bunnies, Trashy Town, and Giant Tess. He also created and produced Nickelodeon's Oswald and is the character designer behind The Backyardigans. You can visit him at www.yaccarinostudio.com.