Jory John is the author of the picture books I Will Chomp
You! and Quit Calling Me a Monster!, both illustrated by
Bob Shea, and Goodnight Already! and I Love You
Already!, illustrated by Benji Davies. He is the co-author of
the New York Times bestselling novel, The Terrible
Two, and the bestseller All My Friends Are Dead, among
many other books. He lives in San Francisco, USA. Find Jory online
at joryjohn.com and on Twitter as @joryjohn.
Lane Smith has written and illustrated a number of novels and picture books for children, including two Caldecott Honor titles, Grandpa Green and The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Stories. He was a 2014 recipient of a Society of Illustrators Lifetime Achievement Award and was named an Honor Artist by the Eric Carle Museum. He lives with his wife, book designer Molly Leach, in Connecticut, USA. Find Lane online at lanesmithbooks.com.
"Quirky and funny, and with a memorable message, this picture book
is amusingly different." * Carousel *
A small philosophy manual for readers of all ages is provided by the wonderfully original Penguin Problems [...] Lane Smith makes his penguins look like worried clones, which adds to the humour of the whole. * Observer *
"Lane Smith's stylish illustrations brilliantly capture universal emotions of loneliness, isolation and the widespread feeling of being 'different'." * Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading *
"What a frostily fantastic book. A philosophical gem" * My Book Corner blog *