Sheena Lott is an award-winning artist whose
vibrant watercolours have graced numerous children's books,
including Jessie's Island and Midnight in the
Mountains. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.
Sarah Ellis is a sought-after speaker at
conferences and workshops throughout North America and Europe. She
has taught children's literature at colleges and universities in
Canada, the United States, Europe and Japan, and she has been a
core lecturer and seminar leader at the Children's Literature New
England conferences since 1993.
David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster,
author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. He is
Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO's
Kalinga Prize for science, the United Nations Environment Program
medal, the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, and Global 500. He is
familiar to television audiences as host of the long-running CBC
television program The Nature of Things. His written work
includes more than fifty-two books, nineteen of them for children.
Suzuki lives with his wife, Tara Cullis, in Vancouver.