About the author
Constance Horne is the author of Emily Carr’s Woo (Oolichan), nominated for the Sheila Egoff Award at the BC Book Prizes, Trapped by Coal (Pacific Educational), The Jo Boy Deserts and Other Stories (Pacific Educational) and Nykola and Granny (Gage). She is also a contributor to Winds Through Time: An Anthology of Canadian Historical Young Adult Fiction (Beach Holme, 1998). She also contributed a story to the young adult historical anthology Beginnings: Stories of Canada's Past (Ronsdale, 2001). Her books have been chosen by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre as Our Choice award winners and she has been short-listed three times for the Geoffrey Bilson Award. She taught school for several years and now lives and writes in Victoria, British Columbia.