Dawn Welykochy grew up in Calgary, Alberta; attended the University of Calgary; and recently completed training to become a Montessori preschool teacher. <em>C is for Chinook</em> is her first children’s book. Dawn now lives on a ranch in Southern Alberta and looks forward to traveling the province to share this book with children and educators.
Lorna Bennett attended Grant MacEwan Community College and the University of Alberta in the Arts/Fine Arts program. She has worked as a ski instructor, designer, writer, illustrator, and animator. Her previous children’s picture books include <em>Sandwiches for Duke</em> and <em>Dot to Dot in the Sky</em>. Lorna has toured with the Young Alberta Book Society’s Chrysalis Festival, teaching art in elementary schools. She makes her home in Edmonton, Alberta.