Troy Cummings is the New York Times bestselling author and illustrator behind Can I Be Your Dog?, The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out (Big-Time!), and the Notebook of Doom series. He has written and illustrated more than 60 children’s books. His illustrations have appeared in newspapers, magazines, greeting cards, board games, jigsaw puzzles, a French opera, and on the back of a box of fish sticks. Cummings lives in Indiana, where he steals jokes from his cats and kids.