From the Back Cover
About the Author
As a child, Charlie struggled early inschool. But after a summer in which his uncles read spooky stories tohim in the dark by flashlight, everything changed. Charlie became anavid reader and his grades dramatically improved. Now he understands the positive influence reading for fun can have on a child. He's livingproof. Knowing this, Charlie writes with unbridled enthusiasm andimagination.
Today Charlie lives in Oxford, Michigan with hiswife, daughter (when she visits from college), and two adorable cats.When he isn't writing or reading, he enjoys playing guitar, juggling,and gardening.
David Anthony received his first typewriter in the eighth grade and has been banging on keyboards ever since. As a child,some of David's best friends were books. He always loved to read. Afriend first inspired him to write, and the steady encouragement of hisparents and teachers kept him at it. Today he writes with the passion of his youth. No story can ever be too fantastic, too impossible, toospooky, or too silly.
David currently lives in West Bloomfield,Michigan with a patient wife, a semi-patient son, and a demanding dog.At least two of them usually need a haircut. When not writing orreading, David plays tabletop games with his son, engages in socialmedia, and roots for the Detroit Red Wings.
Since the publication of their first book in 2003, Charlie and David have given more than1,000 entertaining and educational book talks at schools and libraries.The duo has spoken at numerous literary conferences and has beenfeatured on radio, television, and in newspapers. They appear regularlyat bookstores, festivals, and art shows.