About the Author
is the author of seven award-winning children's picture books, including The Boy Who Ate the World (and the girl who saved it)
, Sophie and the Sea Monster
, and the Governor General's Award winner Yuck, a Love Story
. Don is an acclaimed novelist for adults, and a journalist whose articles have earned him six National Magazine Awards. This is his first foray into middle-grade fiction. Don lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Ashley Spires was born and raised in British Columbia. She is the creator of Binky the Space Cat, and has contributed her wonderful illustration style to Scholastic Canada's Scary Science. She is also the founder of Chicken Tika creations, which are hand felt items she sells across Canada. She lives in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.