DR. DAVID SUZUKI is an acclaimed geneticist and
environmentalist, the host of The Nature of Things on
CBC Television. He has won numerous academic awards, as
well as Unesco's Kalinga Prize for Science, the UN's Environmental
Medal, the UNEP's Global 500 and he holds 24 honourary degrees in
Canada, the US and Australia. He has written 47 books, including 17
for children. He has been adopted into 3 First Nations clans. He
lives in Vancouver, BC.
KATHY VANDERLINDEN is a writer and an editor with an extensive
background in children's literature. She is the author or co-author
of 4 previous children's books, including Eco-Fun, which
was nominated for a Silver Birch Award. One of the many titles she
edited, Transformed, won the prestigious Norma Fleck Award
for children's non-fiction in 2006. She lives in Victoria, BC.
WALLACE EDWARDS won a GG's Award for Children's
Literature-Illustration for his book Alphabeasts. He lives
in Toronto, ON.