is a critically acclaimed Canadian author and illustrator, well known to children, parents, and teachers alike for her timeless stories and vibrant Plasticine illustrations. Barb has received every major Canadian children's book award, including the Governor General's Award. Barb lives in Toronto, Ontario. Please visit her at www.barbarareid.ca.
Edith Newlin Chase
grew up on a farm in Indiana, and as a child wrote stories and poems in notebooks she made herself out of feedbag tags. Mrs. Chase was 79 years old when The New Baby Calf
first appeared as a picture book. Throughout her long life, she has been happy to share experiences and her writing talent with children.