B. B. Cronin is an award-winning illustrator originally from Dublin, Ireland. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and on the covers of PenguinClassics, among many other publications. He was honored by a one-person show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin in 1998. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York with the illustrator Juliette Borda and their two children, Henry and Esmé. He divides his time between his kitchen, living room and his studio.