Yaki Maimon was born in Herzliya, Israel, in 1975. He has a BA in communications and management from the College of Management and is currently studying for his MA in psychology at Tel Aviv University. He is also a graduate of the Wingate Institute for Physical Education and Sports. Maimon owns a marketing and advertising business and coaches children in basketball in his spare time. Dil`s Ant Walk is his first book for children.