Brent Cardillo is an author, designer, illustrator, and editor. He has worked for Publications International since 1995, designing packaging and concepts for interactive Sesame Street books. He also wrote Bedtime Rhymes (with Conor Wolf) and Be Polite (with Elizabeth Clasing).

Early in his career, Cardillo worked as an inker for Marvel Comics, including individual issues of Impossible Man, What If...?, and Marvel Superheroes, as well as DC's Dragonlance. Outside of his work on children's toys and books, Cardillo illustrated the 2011 novelAlice in Zombieland.