Kathy Stinson is the multi-award-winning author of The Man with the Violin, winner of the 2014 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award. She lives near Guelph, Ontario. Born in Shanghai, Qin Leng now lives in Toronto where she works as a designer and background artist on feature films and television series, as well as a freelance illustrator.
"Leng's playful, expressive watercolor illustrations complement this warm story of an enduring intergenerational friendship." - International Reading Association "[A] quiet tour de force that takes the reader by surprise." - Quill & Quire, Starred review, 04/16 "A sweet and tender story that shows age difference is no detriment to true friendship. A good choice to share with a small group or for one-on-one enjoyment." - School Library Journal