Josh Holtsclaw grew up in Georgia and studied illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. He is a graphic art director at Pixar Animation Studios and worked on Cars 3, Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4, and Soul. He also worked on The Boxtrolls, Kubo and the Two Strings, and Missing Link at Laika Animation Studios. In addition to his work in animation, he illustrated the Little Golden Books A Roaring Adventure and Jurassic Park, and the picture book Racing Rivals.
Monica Holtsclaw studied graphic design at the Savannah College of Art and Design and bookbinding at North Bennet Street School. She has lived in nine states and four countries and loves traveling to see what life is like in different parts of the world. When at home, Monica quilts with her friends in the Mt. Tam Quilt Guild and teaches bookbinding classes at the San Francisco Center for the Book.