Brock Cole's novels include The Goats, Celine, and The Facts Speak for Themselves, a finalist for the National Book Award. His picture books include Buttons, A BostonGlobe/Horn Book Award Honor Book. His most recent title is Gully's Travels, written by Tor Seidler.
Brock graduated from Kenyon College with a degree in English and received a PhD in philosophy from the University of Minnesota. He taught philosophy at the University of Wisconsin for a number of years, before he started to write and illustrate books for children.