Larry Swartz has been teaching children and teachers as a classroom teacher, a language arts resource teacher and drama consultant for more than fifteen years. A drama instructor at the Faculty of Education, University of Toronto, and for Young People's Theatre, he also shares his enthusiasm for language, drama and literature as a speaker at conferences throughout the country. Larry is co-author of a major Language Arts reading series as well as Choosing Children's Books, a useful guide to help teachers, librarians, and parents select literature for children of all ages.
Debbie Nyman is an instructor of the Dramatic Arts Additional Qualifications program at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. She was a classroom dramatic arts teacher and instructional leader with the Toronto District School Board for several years. Debbie has written documents and resources at the board and ministry levels and is the co-author of Drama Schemes, Themes and Dreams (Pembroke Publishers).