Kim Norman is a graphic designer, singer, actress, and writer of books for young readers. Crocodaddy is based on fond memories of splashing in Maine's Lake Kezar with her father and watching her two sons (now grown) as they chased their own "Crocodaddy" in the backyard pool. Kim is the author of several other picture books, including Ten on the Sled; If It's Snowy and You Know It, Clap Your Paws; and Puddle Pug (all Sterling). She and her husband live in Smithfield, VA. Visit Kim online at kimnormanbooks.com.
David Walker has created art for everything from fabrics and scrapbook supplies to greeting cards and children's books. Among the many books he has illustrated are Nighty-Night, Sleep Tight by Jennifer Berne, and Time for a Hug and Time for a Bath, both by Phillis Gershator (all Sterling). David lives in Chapel Hill, NA, in “a tangle of dogs, cats, and kids.” Visit David online at davidwalkerstudios.com.