About the Author

    Ten totally true facts about Drew Daywalt for your author report:

  1. Before becoming an author, Drew was a farmer in the 1800’s.
  2. Drew eats his weight in bamboo shoots every day.
  3. Drew is a man of 1000 faces. Unfortunately, every face looks exactly the same.
  4. The cheetah is the fastest land animal with recorded speeds of up to 80mph. Drew hopes one never chases him.
  5. In addition to being an author, Drew is also a world renowned beekeeper.
  6. And a race car driver.
  7. Drew likes to make up stories about being a world renowned beekeeper and race car driver. (He is neither.)
  8. Drew just made a hot cup of tea. Please retweet.
  9. Drew has three rows of razor sharp teeth designed for ripping and shredding his prey.
  10. Drew has ferocious hair and he’s not afraid to use it.

About the Illustrator:

Oliver Jeffers (www.oliverjeffersworld.com) makes art and tells stories. In addition to The Day the Crayons Quit, his books include How to Catch a Star; Lost and Found, which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle Children’s Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted into an award-winning animated film; The Way Back Home; The Incredible Book Eating Boy; The Great Paper Caper; The Heart and the Bottle, which was made into a highly acclaimed iPad application narrated by Helena Bonham Carter; Up and Down; the New York Times bestsellers Once Upon An Alphabet and Stuck; The Hueys in the New Sweater, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and This Moose Belongs to Me, a New York Times bestseller. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.