Paul Hoppe is a New York-based illustrator, designer, and author who enjoys venturing into a variety of fields. He works in Editorial Illustration, Children's Books, Comics, Advertising, Graphic Design, and in the summers he teaches at the School of Visual Arts. He is the author-illustrator of two picture books and the illustrator for several other picture books and young adult books. His work regularly appears in the New York Times and the New Yorker. Born in Poland and raised in Germany, he lives in Brooklyn, NY.