Zane Thygerson is an 11-year-old who loves his new puppy, Lincoln, a standard, black and white parti poodle. He wrote this book after learning about all the different poodle-mixed breeds when he was helping his mom pick up his black standard poodle, Max, from the groomers.

In addition to writing, he loves skiing, playing piano, and football. He lives in Bakersfield, California, with his parents and his sister, Bryce, and brother, Cade.