Once Upon a Weasel is the first book in the World of the Weasel series from authors Salvo Lavis and James Munn and illustrator Dave Leonard.

Salvo Lavis


Salvo is a writer and producer who has worked in online, video, print, and radio. He established the online brand for independent film distributor Cohen Media Group, where he directed social media Oscar campaigns for the Academy Award-nominated films Timbuktu and Mustang. He has also developed content for Disney.com and Yahoo! Entertainment. Salvo’s personal interests include math, science, and public affairs.

Salvo is from Houston and lives in Los Angeles.

James Munn


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James is a freelance writer and former editor at Architectural Digest. During his decade at the magazine, he produced celebrity home features and edited two books, Hollywood at Home and Private Views. He has contributed to Interiors California and Angeleno magazines and is currently editing a book on architecture and interior design.

James lives in Hollywood, California.

Dave Leonard



Dave is an artist who specializes in illustration and animation. His background in design strengthens his kid-friendly characters with a charming balance of humor and technical skill. Dave’s done work for clients across the United States including Nickelodeon, PBS Kids, National Geographic and ESPN. Dave lives in Santa Monica, CA.

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