About the Author
Jessica Milne is from the Comox Valley and grew up painting, drawing and taking photographs. She completed a double diploma in Fine Art and Graphic Design in the spring of 1998 from North Island College in Courtenay for which she received the Governor General's Award for outstanding achievement. She went on to the University of Victoria where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with Honours in the fall of 2001. Her website is www.jessicamilne.com.
Read an Excerpt
"The second riddle!" said Jeremy.
Jeremy was good at riddles. But Mr. Magnus looked worried.
"This is a tough one," he moaned. He opened the scroll and read out loud: "I have twenty legs but just one wing. The sea is my kingdom and Jason my king. Who am I?"
Jeremy frowned. "Twenty legs...one wing...," he mumbled. He screwed up his face. He thought as hard as he could.
"It's no use," sighed Mr. Magnus.