"Carolyn Jackson successfully uses her skills as a journalist and nonfiction writer to teach children how to act and react safely with dogs…The gently coloured watercolour illustrations by France Brassard bring a joyful note of authenticity to the story."
About the Author
has been a journalist and book editor for longer than she cares to admit. She has a Journalism degree from Ryerson University and was an editor and travel writer for newspapers before becoming editor of Air Canada’s enRoute
magazine. Following fifteen years in Montreal as the editorial director of a publishing company, she is back in her hometown of Toronto where she divides her time between writing and editing and grandparenting. Her other books for children include The Flying Ark
, Animals! A Big Information Book
, and The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids
was born in Quebec. At a very young age, she received, in a Christmas stocking, a tiny picture book. She was enchanted and thought that it was the most wonderful gift. The magical world of illustration has fascinated her ever since. After pursuing studies in both Interior and Graphic Design, she decided to become a professional illustrator. With more than fifteen years of experience in her chosen field, France has now illustrated numerous children's books. She lives in a little city in the province of Quebec with her adorable five-year-old son, Luke.