Abi Cushman is an author-illustrator living along the Connecticut shoreline. She will make her picture book debut with Soaked (Viking) in 2020. Her as-yet unpublished picture book, Aardvark & Zebra Star in Yet Another Alphabet Book, received an Honorable Mention in the Tassy Walden New Voices in Children’s Literature Awards and Snow Day for Goat and Badger (also unpublished) won the 2017 Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award in addition to the 2017 Tassy Walden New Voices in Children's Literature Awards. She is the founder and contributing editor of the kids’ education website, Animal Fact Guide, which was named a “Great Website for Kids” by the American Library Association. Abi loves sharing strange animal facts. Did you know that wombats’ poop is cube-shaped? Abi did. And now you know, too.