Suzy Becker began her career as an award-winning advertising copywriter and then founded a successful greeting-card company. She entered the world of books with the international bestseller All I Need to Know I Learned from My Cat. She has since written and illustrated 10 other books,including four award-winning children’s books, Kate the Great: Except When She’s Not, Manny’s Cows, Books are for Reading, and Kids Make It Better, and two memoirs: I Had Brain Surgery, What’s Your Excuse? and One Good Egg, both illustrated ”in the tradition of James Thurber and Jules Feiffer” (Kirkus Reviews). Her most recent is Kate the Great: Winner Takes All. Suzy was a White House Fellow during the Clinton administration.