Colin Bergel is a merchant marine deck officer on the Great Lakes and works for the Oglebay Norton Company. When he is not sailing he lives with his family in Manistee, Michigan. This is his first children’s book.
Mark Koenig illustrated Our Michigan Adventure (Hillsdale Publishing, 1999) and has also illustrated a poster for the city of Manistee. He works in the paper industry and lives with his family in Manistee, Michigan.