Ken Geist is VP, Publisher of Orchard Books, Scholastic Press Picture Books, Cartwheel Books, Readers, Branches and Little Shepherd. He has worked with some amazing authors and illustrators including Steve Antony, Tedd Arnold, Roz Chast, Caroline Jayne Church, Brian Collier, Elisha Cooper, Nikki Grimes, E.B. Lewis, Christopher Myers, LeUyen Pham, Sean Qualls & Selina Aiko, Chris Raschka, Matthew Reinhart, Robert Sabuda, Mark Teague and Calvin Trillin. He previously worked at Disney Publishing Worldwide, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux and Simon & Schuster. Ken lives in New York City with his family.