Carson Ellis previously illustrated The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket and Dillweed's Revenge by Florence Parry Heide. She also collaborated with her husband, Colin Meloy, on the best-selling Wildwood series and wrote and illustrated the book Home. Carson Ellis lives with her family outside Portland, Oregon.
Randall de Sève is the New York Times bestselling author of award-winning picture books that have been translated into many languages worldwide. All of her stories spring from real-life experiences, then take shape in her imagination. This Story Is Not About a Kitten was inspired by the rescue of a kitten from under a car outside Randall’s home, by a team of huge-hearted Brooklyn neighbors.