by Richardo Keens-Douglas and illustrated by Julia Gukova
Richardo Keens-Douglas, an actor, playwright, author, and storyteller, has published six previous picture books for children, including The Trial of the Stone and The Nutmeg Princess. His works have appeared on American Bookseller's "Pick of the Lists" and been nominated for the Governor General's Award and the Silver Birch Award, among others. He presently divides his time between Grenada and Toronto.Julia Gukova is an award-winning artist with 36 titles to her name. She has traveled to India and Europe, and lives with her young son in Moscow, Russia.