Dan Richards grew up in a small town eating meat, avoiding vegetables, and cheering at the annual Irrigation Festival parade. He’s a graduate of the University of Washington’s Writing For Children Program, where he wrote his first picture book, The Problem with NOT Being Scared of Monsters. Stu Truly was Dan’s debut novel series. He lives with his family in Bothell, Washington. You can learn more about him at DanRichardsBooks.com, and read a Little Bee Books Q&A with him here.