Ken Setterington is a librarian, storyteller, author and reviewer.
He was named the first Children and Youth Advocate for Library
Services for the Toronto Public Library. He has been an active
storyteller and published retellings of The Snow Queen and The Wild
Swans. In 2003, with co-author Deidre Baker, he wrote A Guide to
Canadian Children's Books. He lives with his partner in Toronto.
Alice Priestley has illustrated numerous books including five
other children's stories. Out on the Ice in the Middle of the Bay
was shortlisted for a Mr. Christie Book Award and the Amelia
Frances Gibbon Award. Her other books include Winning the Girl of
the Sea, The Watcher, Clouds on the Mountain and Someone's Reading
This Book. She lives in Toronto with her husband and children.