Mark Mariano is an award-winning cartoonist. He's a creative whirlwind that loves to make games and toys, and tell stories through comics and picture books. His books include CLAIRE LOST HER BEAR AT THE WORLD'S FAIR and PUDDLETON FARM: EWING! WHAT ARE YOU DOING? As proud organizer of the traveling Kids Love Comics pavilion for several comic conventions, Mark assembles the roster of super-talented artists, and creates the programming. Being an advocate of comics in the classroom, he enjoys visiting schools and sharing his love of art and storytelling. Chris Mariano is the co-creator of the award-winning children's book, CLAIRE LOST HER BEAR AT THE WORLD'S FAIR, and is developing several board games for Golden Bell Games. As a pop a culture archaeologist, Chris loves to study and research the history of old toys, movies, video games, amusement parks, and anything out of the ordinary. You can enjoy his findings at his nostalgia-inducing website, WonderWeird.net.