The mind behind popular children's books such as Creepy Carrots!, Chicks and Salsa, and Carnivores. The New York Times bestselling author also created the graphic novel series Joey Fly, Private Eye.
Before becoming a writer, he earned a degree in theatre from Illinois Wesleyan University and dabbled in numerous jobs including actor, businessman, waiter, dancer, carpenter, and chef.
He is known for often visiting schools and creating hands-on presentations to accompany his books.
He and his wife, Michelle, settled in Chicago, Illinois with their two children, Reese and Ethan.
Like Wendy Mass, he is a New York Times bestselling children's book writer.