ELIZABETH RUSCH is an award-winning author of numerous fiction and nonfiction books for young readers, including A Day with No Crayons, The Planet Hunter, Generation Fix, Will it Blow? and For the Love of Music. Her recent title The Mighty Mars Rovers was named an Orbis Pictus Honor, an ALA Notable, and a best book of 2012 by the New York Public Library, Booklist, Kirkus, and School Library Journal. Rusch teaches writing at the Attic Institute and speaks widely at schools and writing conferences. Liz lives -- and splashes around in the mud -- with her family in rainy Portland, Oregon. Learn more at www.elizabethrusch.com
MIKE LAWRENCE is an award-winning illustrator whose work has been published by Dark Horse Comics. Mike Lives in Portland, OR, with his wife, two sons, and too many pets.