Kirsten Mayer has written several books for children, including Game of Gnomes, Go BIG or Go Gnome!, and a New York Times bestseller. She lives in New York City, amidst towers of books and shoes, with two bratty cats and one patient husband.
Having grown up with two rowdy older brothers, avast collection of books and a muddy creek in the backyard, illustrator Laura K. Horton has always had a passion for family, creativity and imagination. Laura earned her BFA in illustration and animation from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. When she's not working, Laura can be found drinking tea, reading, and game designing. She recently obtained her MA from Aalto University, Finland and now lives in Seattle, Washington. Laura is the illustrator of Kirsten Mayer's Game of Gnomes and Go BIG or Go Gnome!