Fox Carlton Hughes has illustrated books for many major authors, including over a dozen books for the Walt Disney Classic Tales series. He has also won numerous awards for his own illustrated children’s stories, including a Mom’s Choice Award for Rainbow Rhino. His educational book series The Educats encourages children to write and is used as a teaching aid in schools across the country. He enjoys working on the Miss Trimble’s Trapdoor series because of the engaging characters and the focus on teaching children U.S. history. Hughes lives in Dayton, Nevada, with his wife Peggy.