Born in Dallas, Texas, Janet Lunn is a renowned children's author and editor. She has won a vast array of awards and has also received an honorary doctorate from Queen's University and the Order of Canada. Janet lives in Ottawa, Ontario.
Kim LaFave has won the Governor General's Award, the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for his illustrations in Amos's Sweater by Janet Lunn. He illustrated Shin-chi's Canoe by Nicola I. Campbell, which was a finalist for the Governor General's Award. He lives in Roberts Creek, B.C.