Tim Wynne-Jones is one of Canada's foremost writers for
children. The author of over thirty books, he is a two-time winner
of the Governor General's Award, as well as a two-time winner of
the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and of the Arthur Ellis Award. He
is the recipient of many other prizes at home and internationally
including the Edgar Award and the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of
Work. In 2012 he was made an Officer to the Order of Canada. He
lives in Perth, Ontario.
Eric Beddows is a renowned illustrator who has won many awards, including the Governor General's Award for The Rooster's Gift, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for the Zoom books, and the International Ezra Jack Keats Award Bronze Medal. He has also had numerous one-man shows of his artwork. He lives in Stratford, Ontario.
. . . the tale gradually captivates the reader as the mystery and magic build and recede, like waves on the shore. A thoroughly satisfying book. Horn Book"