Sara Cassidy has worked as a youth-hostel manager, a newspaper reporter, and a tree planter, in five Canadian provinces. Her books have been short-listed for the Chocolate Lily Award, the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award, the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature, and the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize, and two were Junior Library Guild selections. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for adults have been widely published.
Charlene Chua grew up in Singapore, where she divided her time between drawing, reading comics, and failing her Mandarin classes. She has worked with clients from Canada, USA, Europe, Singapore, and Australia on a wide variety of illustration projects. Charlene lives in Hamilton, Ontario with her husband and their two cats.