Erin Hunter is inspired by a love of animals and a fascination with the ferocity of the natural world. As well as having great
respect for nature in all its forms, Erin enjoys creating rich, mythical explanations for animal behavior. She is the author
of the Warriors, Seekers, Survivors, and Bravelands series. She lives in the UK. Visit her online at www.warriorcats.com.
Wayne McLoughlin studied art at San Diego State University and has worked as a writer and illustrator for such magazines as
Esquire and National Lampoon. His books for children include Fireflies, by Alice Hoffman, Here is the Wetland, by Madeleine
Dunphy (both Hyperion), and Loch, by Paul Zindel. He lives with his wife and daughter in Bellows Falls, Vermont.