Tad Carpenter is a designer, author, and New York Times bestselling illustrator. Carpenter has written and illustrated dozens of picture books, board books, and novelty books including Sad Santa, Ninja, Ninja, Never Stop, Zoom-Zoom, and Monsters New Undies. He is also an illustrator and designer of book covers and jackets like the iconic look of R. J. Palacio’s Wonder. Carpenter co-runs the graphic design and branding studio, Carpenter Collective with his wife, Jessica Carpenter. They have worked with clients ranging from Target to MTV, Coca-Cola, to Conan O’Brien. His art has been featured on posters for Bob Dylan, Radiohead, Paul McCartney, and more. In books, branding, and more, Carpenter is always looking to bring powerful messages to life through his art.