Eric Litwin is a former third-grade teacher and the number-one New York Times best-selling original author of the Pete the Cat series, as well as the author of The Nuts and Groovy Joe. Eric’s books have sold over 13 million copies, been translated into 17 languages, and won 26 literacy awards.
Dr. Gina Pepin holds an Ed.D. in Teacher Leadership and a MA in Reading, Literacy, and Assessment. She is the 2018–2019 Upper Michigan Teacher of the Year. She is currently a K–3 reading teacher in Escanaba, Michigan, and an online instructor of graduate literacy courses at GCU and NMU.