Mac Barnett's books have been translated into over thirty languages, and he is a New York Times bestselling author. Sam & Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn are two Caldecott Honor-winning picture books he co-wrote with Jon Klassen. I Love You Like a Pig, drawn by Greg Pizzoli, and The Magic Word, illustrated by Elise Parsley, are two of his other popular novels. He is a resident of Oakland, California. Mac Barnett's website is www.macbarnett.com.