Julie Lawson is the award-winning author of many books for young people. Her three novels for the popular Dear Canada series have been acclaimed by readers of all ages. No Safe Harbour won the Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award. She currently lives on the west coast of Canada. For more information, visit www.julielawson.ca.
Sheena Lott enjoys a very successful 20-year career as a professional artist.She has illustrated 9 successful children's books including How Sleep Found Tabitha, Going to the Fair and the perennial bestseller, Jessie's Island. Salmon Forest, written by Dr David Suzuki and Sara Ellis was released last spring. She won The Science in Society National book award and has been short listed for the BC Book Prize as well as the Amelia Francis Illustrators Award. Sheena has been featured on CBC radio as well as CH television. This busy artist is best known for her crisp, colourful watercolors and oils . She combines gallery exhibitions, children's book illustration, and private commissions. Sheena has participated in many exhibitions across Canada and in the US. Her work can be found in corporate and private collections throughout the world.