Sandra Boynton is a well-known cartoonist, children's author, composer, producer, and director from the United States. Boynton has written and drawn more than sixty children's novels and seven adult books since 1974, including five New York Times bestsellers. Her publications have sold over 70 million copies, largely to friends and family, she claims. She's also written and produced six albums of rebellious children's music (with Michael Ford). Three of her six albums have been certified Gold (over 500,000 copies sold), and her Grammy-nominated CD Philly Chickens has been certified Platinum (over 1 million copies sold).
Boynton has also directed twelve music videos for her songs, including B.B. King's award-winning One Shoe Blues. King, Josh Turner's Alligator Stroll, and Samuel L. Jackson's Tyrannosaurus Funk (animated).