An internationally-renowned children’ s author, Monica Hughes was a master of science fiction and fantasy writing. She was the recipient of numerous awards and was the author of "The Isis Trilogy" and "A Handful of Seeds," Monica Hughes passed away in 2003.
Hazel Hutchins is a master of compelling stories for young people. She has written more than twenty-five books for children and has won numerous awards, including the "Mr. Christie's Book Award," the "Silver Birch Award" and inclusion in the "White Raven Collection of the International Youth Library in Munich,"
Lisa Smith was born in Toronto. It was in India, where she spent some years of her childhood, that Lisa and her sister developed a love for books. Later she graduated from the Ontario College of Art. She lives with her husband in Mississauga, Ontario.