JUDY ANDREKSON grew up in Nova Scotia with a pen in one hand and a lead rope in the other. At twenty, she moved to Alberta and found her dream job managing a thoroughbred racing/breeding farm. By her thirties, she had also begun to write. She combines her passions in her True Horse Stories. Judy Andrekson lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta, with a constantly changing assortment of animals.
DAVID PARKINS is the award-winning illustrator of over fifty children's books. He began his career at Dyfed College of Art in Wales, studying wildlife illustrations. He has been an illustrator since 1979 and drew the British cartoon, Beano. David Parkins lives in Kingston, Ontario.
Praise For Jb Andrews: Mustang Magic:
"This is a gripping story, full of tension and real life descriptions."
-- Highly Recommended, Canadian Review of Materials
Praise For Miskeen: The Dancing Horse:
"Andrekson really embraces the storytelling heart of her material with a high degree of emotional engagement, complicated relationships and issues, and a well-realized personality."
-- Sarah Ellis in Quill & Quire Praise For Little Squire: The Jumping Pony:
"This is a lovely book and I would recommend it not only to horse lovers, but to young readers who enjoy historical fiction."
-- Highly Recommended, CM magazine Praise For Brigadier: Gentle Hero:
". . . a good story, tenderly told."
--School Library Journal "Andrekson excels at vividly recreating the lives of horses she writes about for her readers . . . "
-- Excellent, Resource Links