P.K. Page is one of Canada’s most esteemed poets whose literary career spans the past five decades. She is the author of some twenty books including ten volumes of poetry in addition to memoir, fiction and children’s titles. Winner of the Governor General’s Award for Poetry in 1957, P.K. Page was also appointed a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1999. Most recently her volume Planet Earth: Poems Selected and New was short-listed for the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize. There Once Was A Camel is P.K. Page’s seventh book for children. Born in England and brought up on the Canadian prairies, P.K. Page resides in Victoria, British Columbia.
Kady MacDonald Denton has illustrated numerous children's titles, including Before I Go to Sleep, 'Til All the Stars Have Fallen and A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes, which won the Governor General's Award. She lives in Peterborough, Ontario.