Stephen Kramer is the author of The Dark Zone and other science books for young readers. He teaches fifth grade in the Hockinson School District, near Vancouver, Washington, USA, where he lives with his wife and two sons. In his spare time, he's trying to learn how to play the uilleann bagpipes.
Richard Torrey is an internationally syndicated cartoonist, illustrator, and the creator of a line of greeting cards by Recycled Paper Greetings. He lives in Long Island, New York, USA, with his wife and two children.
Brad Klein has been building web sites since 1994. He was a member of the VolcanoWorld web crew and built the Mount St. Helens and VolcanoWorld Online education sections. He currently works for the Kelso School District, in Kelso, Washington, US. He is an avid telemark skier and has two of the cutest kids you have ever seen.
All original text, graphics, and art © 1998 Stephen Kramer and Richard Torrey