Biography for Hop, Hop, Jump!

Simon and Schuster
Lauren Thompson is the author of several picture books, including the popular Mouse's First series, Little Quack series, and the Wee Little series. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed The Apple Pie That Papa Baked and One Starry Night. She lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn, New York.

Jarrett Krosoczka graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and is the author and illustrator of great picture books, including Punk Farm; Good Night, Monkey Boy; Baghead; and Max for President. Jarrett is also the writer and illustrator of the Lunch Lady graphic novel series. He lives with his wife and daughter in Northampton, Massachusetts.