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Chris Bartonis the acclaimed author of SHARK VS. TRAIN (Little, Brown), FALSE IDENTITIES (Dial), and THE DAY-GLO BROTHERS (Charlesbridge), both of which received three starred reviews and made three major publishing best-of-the-year lists plus receiving many additional notices; in addition, SHARK VS. TRAIN was a NYT bestseller and THE DAY-GLO BROTHERS received a Sibert Honor. Chris lives in Austin, TX. Find him on the web at www.chrisbarton.info Joey Joe-bot Spiottois an illustrator from southern California. Joe has worked on film and video-game projects with Warner Bros., Electronic Arts, Telltale Games, Gazillion, and many more. His tee-shirts sell on Teefury.com, and his work is shown t the high-profile Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles, CA. Visit him online at www.jo3bot.com/