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Valeri Gorbachev

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As long as I can remember my self I liked to draw. When I was 14 years old I had to choose my future occupation. My father wanted me to study math but I wanted to draw so I enrolled in to specialized art school. When I have graduated it I was admitted into Ukraine art academy. Even before I have graduated from the academy I have started to work as freelancer for the cartoon magazine name "Perets" (Chili Pepper) . After graduation I went to work as cartoonist for "Chili Pepper" full time. In 1979 I unsuccessfully tried to leave USSR and immigrate to US. As the result of it I was fired from "Chili...

Liz Wong

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Liz Wong was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she spent her early childhood painting and clambering about in mango trees. Winning the first place trophy in her elementary school poster contest encouraged her to pursue art instead of a sensible career in finance like the rest of her family. Liz holds a BFA in Art and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Washington and currently resides in Edmonds, Washington with her husband and son.

She continues to alternately delight and exasperate her family to this day.

QUACKERS is her first picture book.