Zhong-Yang Huang was born in China and moved to Canada in 1984. He has exhibited his paintings widely across the globe. His published work includes Buddha in the Garden and the three titles in the Chinese legends series, all collaborations with David Bouchard. David Bouchard is a sought-after speaker and writer who has written more than 20 illustrated books with total sales of 500,000 copies. They include the classics If You're Not from the Prairie and The Elders Are Watching.