Cary Fagan is an award-winning author of books for children and adults. He has twice been a Toronto Book Award finalist, and he has won the Jewish Book Award and the World Storytelling Award. He has been a finalist for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, the Mr. Christie's Book Award, the Norma Fleck Award, the Rocky Mountain Book Award, the Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award, the Blue Spruce Award and the Silver Birch Express Award. Cary lives with his family in Toronto.
Luc Melanson won a Governor General's Award for his illustrations in The Grand Journey of Mr. Man by Gilles Tibo. He has illustrated many children's books including Pink by Nan Gregory, a finalist for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, and My Great Big Mamma, which was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award in 2009. Luc lives in Laval, Quebec.