Mary Alice Downie is the author of many books for both adults and children, including The Well-Filled Cupboard, Bright Paddles, The Wind Has Wings, Honour Bound, and Danger in Disguise. She lives in Kingston, Ontario. Mary Hamilton has written poetry, articles, and several books including The Tin-Lined Trunk, The Sky Caribou, A New World History, and Wild Edibles. She lives in Kingston, Ontario. E.J. Revell began painting flowers in 1968 at his summer home near Coldwater, Ontario. His work now hangs in many private collections. He is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilization at the University of Toronto. He currently resides in Oxfordshire, England. Adele Crowder, Technical Consultant, is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Biology, Queen's University.