Karl Newsom Edwards has illustrated many books, including the Sammy Keyes series, by Wendelin Van Draanen, The New Kid, by Mavis Jukes, and The Hugely, Hugely Spider, by Ethan Berlin. He is also the author and illustrator of the picture books Fly! and I Got a New Friend. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Visit him online at karlnewsomedwards.com and on Twitter @KarlEdwardsArt.