Annie Auerbach attended UCLA where she earned her B.A. Degree. She has a background in theater and film and also a career in publishing. This lead her to her next challenge - cartoon characters. She created several cartoon characters such as Sponge Bob Square Pants, The Incredibles, Bob the Builder and Despicable Me. She has become an illustrator, author and adaptor for these characters. She has authored over 100 books for children including N.Y. Times bset seller Bob's Egg Hunt. Some of her other titles include Eight Chanukah Lights and Cindy Big Hair. She also has a chapter book series entitled The Grosse Adventures.