Adam Rex is the author and illustrator of more than forty books for kids. These include New York Times bestselling picture books like "Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich," "School’s First Day of School," (with illustrator Christian Robinson) and "Chu’s Day" (with author Neil Gaiman). His work has been adapted for film and television. He’s won some awards, including the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature and the National Cartoonists Society Book Illustration Award. His debut novel was shortlisted for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. He used to make art for games like Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. Sometimes he still does. He lives in Tucson, Arizona, with his cat, dog, son and wife. His newest books are "On Account of the Gum" and "Gladys the Magic Chicken."