"The realistic depiction of life on the island off the west coast conveys the wonder and beauty of nature...Although fashion trends have changed since the original 1992 release, nature never goes out of style, making this an appropriate and lovely addition." (School Library Journal 2015-07-01) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Sheryl McFarlane was born in the Ottawa Valley and was raised in Arizona, but the west coast snatched her heart more than thirty years ago. Sheryl's books have won and been short-listed for several readers' choice awards, the Governor General's Award, the IODE Award, the BC Book Prize for Children's Literature, and the Mr. Christie Award. For more information, visit www.sherylbooks.wordpress.com.
Sheena Lott has illustrated several children's books. She also exhibits her paintings across North America and her work can be found in corporate and private collections throughout the world. Sheena works from her home studio in Sidney on Vancouver Island BC. For more information, visit www.sheenalott.com.