Howard McWilliam is the illustrator of Amanda Noll's I NEED MY MONSTER and Jodi Moore's WHEN A DRAGON MOVES IN. Howard abandoned his job as a U.K. police officer. In 2005, he left his job as a magazine editor and journalist to focus on his developing profession as a cartoonist and illustrator. His art has received numerous awards and contests, and he has been published in a variety of U.K. publications. THE DAILY TELEGRAPH and THE WEEK are two examples of periodicals and newspapers. He and his wife, Rebecca, live in Kingston Upon Thames, England.