Salina Yoon is the author, illustrator and format designer of nearly two hundred innovative novelty books for young children, specializing in formats that are unique and interactive. She has created books that have play-appeal like Rock & Roll, that make kids laugh and learn, like Opposnakes, and that surprise and mesmerize, like Kaleidoscope. Many of her books have flaps, tabs, die-cuts, and wheels. She also has created a character named Penguin for a picture book series who will make his debut with Penguin and Pinecone. She lives in San Marcos, California.