Pete Oswald is an animator, author, and illustrator. He is the co-creator of Mingo the Flamingo, and the illustrator of The Bad Seed and The Good Egg by Jory John. Pete worked as a character designer and concept artist on the movies Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa; Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 1 & 2; Hotel Transylvania; and the Oscar-nominated ParaNorman. Pete lives in Santa Monica, California, with his wife and two sons. You can visit him online at peteoswald.tumblr.com.