The author of Putting a Roof on Winter and The Magnificent One: The Mario Lemieux Story, Michael McKinley is also a journalist, a documentary filmmaker, and a screenwriter. A Vancouver native, he was educated at the University of British Columbia and at Oxford University. His journalism has appeared in England, the US, and Canada, including the Guardian, Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, and the National Post. He has also written and produced several documentaries for CNN and an episode of South Park.
After studies in Physical Education, Suzanne L vesque obtained a Bachelor's Degree in German Studies and a Master's Degree in Translation from l'Universit de Montr al. She also studied Linguistics at the Universit t Saarbr cken, in Germany. Working as a freelancer since 1988, she has translated numerous documents in various fields -- administrative, legal, advertising, tourism, etc. -- and, on several occasions, juvenile literature for Tundra Books. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, cycling, and skiing around Montreal, her hometown.