The Malty Team
K. Kloss, Author. The creator of Malty the Blue Tiger, K. Kloss is a former national magazine editor. Her writing has reached millions of readers through more than 35 brands, including Scholastic, Reader's Digest, Good Housekeeping, ELLE Decor, Prevention, Oprah magazine, CafeMom, and BOP and Tiger Beat. She currently works in children's book publishing.
Risa Horiuchi, Illustrator. Risa Horiuchi illustrates picture books, and especially loves drawing animals and children. In addition to drawing, she enjoys cooking, reading, playing with cats, and listening to music.
Kim Fleming, Designer. Kim Fleming has always enjoyed creating visual content for children. Her artistry can be found in many different products such as games, toys, and greeting cards. However, her passion is for picture books, and she loves bringing children’s stories to life through engaging design and illustration for life’s youngest contributors.