* "Wonderfully ridiculous in premise and execution." -- Kirkus Reviews
* "Barnett's deadpan prose and Santat's page-popping art hilariously reveal what happens when you mess with history, while delivering a light message about the perils of perfectionism."
-- Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Mac Barnett (http://macbarnett.com) is a writer living in Oakland, CA. He's also on the board of 826LA, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center, and founder of the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers (seriously). Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem, his first picture book, was published by Disney*Hyperion Books in June 2009.
Dan Santat (www.dantat.com)
is the author and illustrator of Guild of Geniuses
and the illustrator of many books, including the Otto Undercover series by Rhea Perlman and The Secret Life of Walter Kitty
by Barbara Jean Hicks. He also has an animated series for Disney called The Replacements
. His first book with Hyperion, Always Lots of Heinies at the Zoo
, published in May 2009. He lives in Southern California.