“Marvelously and energetically illustrated…Humorous chalk paste illustrations bring hair out of control to exuberant life, practically popping off the page in cartoony splendor.”
“Entertaining illustrations in chalk pastels make the most of Wanda’s luxuriant hair.”
—The Horn Book Guide
About the Author
was born in England and emigrated to Canada in 1967. From 1970 to 1997 she was employed by the Edmonton Public School Board working in Elementary and Junior High School Libraries. Since retiring, she has had articles published in the Edmonton Journal
and Birth Issues.
She began writing children’s stories to accompany sweaters that she knit for her grandchildren. Her first published children’s book came about after she entered the Writer’s Union of Canada’s “Writing For Children” Competition in 1999. Barbara Azore lives in Edmonton, Alberta.Georgia Graham
was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta and has been hooked on chalk pastels since grade four. She graduated from the Alberta College of Art in 1982 and first used her art to entertain children in her Sunday school class. Her published works include A Team Like No Other, The Saturday Appaloosa, Bibi and the Bull, The Strongest Man This Side of Cremona, Tiger’s New Cowboy Boots
and more. Georgia Graham lives with her husband and two children in central Alberta.From the Hardcover edition.