by Chris Meggs
Illustrated by Rob Peters
Chris Meggs has been a lifelong member of the Chiefs Kingdom. As a young boy he celebrated the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl appearances and victory over the Minnesota Vikings. He was also among the legions of fans who wondered year after year if his team would ever get that chance again. Now he is celebrating with pride, along with every Chiefs fan, since that the team capped off its first championship season in 50 years!
Chris has won Emmys as a news producer and also worked as an award-winning reporter and anchor, even filling in to do sports and weather when needed. He realized a childhood dream when he landed a job as a news producer at KMBC and worked alongside Chiefs Super Bowl IV MVP Len Dawson for several years.
Chris is also the author of 'Twas the Night Before Tipoff—University of Kansas. The book gives fans a look at what happens inside of the famed Allen Fieldhouse the night before big games. It introduces young fans to the beloved players, teams and moments that every Jayhawk fan cherishes. Chris lives with his wife Julie in Gardner, Kansas.
Rob Peters has illustrated over 30 children’s books. Other books illustrated by Rob include Go Cars Go! written by Mandi Dow and ‘Twas the Night Before TipOff—The University of Kansas Jayhawks written by Chris Meggs. He lives with his family in Topeka, Kansas.