is a critically acclaimed Canadian
author and illustrator, well known to children, parents, and
teachers alike for her timeless stories and vibrant Plasticine
illustrations. Barb has received every major Canadian children''s
book award, including the Governor General''s Award. Barb lives in
Toronto, Ontario. Please visit her at www.barbarareid.ca.
Edith Newlin Chase grew up on a farm in
Indiana, and as a child wrote stories and poems in notebooks she
made herself out of feedbag tags. Mrs. Chase was 79 years old when
The New Baby Calf first appeared as a picture book.
Throughout her long life, she has been happy to share experiences
and her writing talent with children.