David George Gordon is the award-wining author of twenty books on topics that range from watching gray whales and bald eagles to appreciating cockroaches, coral reef fishes, and geoduck clams. He has been featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not, National Geographic Kids, The Wall Street Journal, and Time magazine. He's been a guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, ABC's Nightline, and The View. As a bug chef, he has performed at the Smithsonian Institution, Yale University, and Singapore's Food Fest. Gordon lives in Seattle with his wife and their pet tarantula, Wes.