Jon C. Stott is an English professor emeritus from the University of Alberta with over 50 years' teaching experience. He has four publications on the study of children’s literature, and in 2010, he retold stories from many lands in the children’s book A Book of Tricksters. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta.
A writer, photographer and artist, Theo Dombrowski studied drawing and painting at the Banff School of Fine Arts and in the Fine Arts Department of the University of Victoria. Before retiring, he was a teacher in international education, primarily at Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific near Victoria, BC. He lives near Nanaimo, BC.