Susan Chapman, a former primary teacher and teacher-librarian with a great interest in storytelling. She has taught in the Toronto and Markham, Ontario area, and in East Africa. Her first picture book, a story adapted from an old folktale, was Too Much Noise in the Library.
John Mantha is a Toronto-based artist and illustrator. Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, he graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Art. John is the illustrator of twenty-six books including The Kids Book of Canada's Railway and The Kids Book of Canadian Exploration.