Frieda Wishinsky is an award-winning picture- and chapter-book author, who has written many beloved and bestselling books for children. Frieda enjoys using humour and history in her work, while exploring new ways to tell a story. Her books have earned much critical praise, including a nomination for the Governor General's Award. She is the author of Please, Louise; You're Mean, Lily Jean; Each One Special; and What's the Matter with Albert. among others. Originally from New York, Frieda now lives in Toronto.
Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall has been an illustrator for children's books and a storyboard artist for television animation for 15 years. She has boarded shows such as Little Bear and Franklin the Turtle as well as the upcoming Rob the Robot. She is the illustrator of Black Bear, Loon & Walleye: A Fable from the Northwoods. She lives in Stoney Creek, ON.