Jan Martijn Burger is a graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont, and the author of Uitke and the Lucky Penny as well as many other cartoon books. He is a founding member of Paperhand Puppet Intervention, a puppet theater company based in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, and has worked with Bread and Puppet Theater, Art and Revolution, and the Shoddy Puppet Co. You can contact him at janthehero at juno.com and you can find him on Facebook here.