Sheila Burnford was born in Scotland and lived much of her life in Canada until she passed away in 1984. She wrote books of fiction and nonfiction for both children and adults. In World War II, she was an ambulance driver. The Incredible Journey was hir first book.
Carl Burger was an American illustrator and author of children’s books before he passed away in 1967. He is best known for illustrating The Incredible Journey and Old Yeller.