About the artist

Kirsti Wakelin

Jennifer Lloyd has written several picture books, including Looking for Loons, Ella's Umbrellas (an Alcuin Award winner, and a Rainforest of Reading and Christie Harris Children's Literature Prize nominee), The Best Thing About Kindergarten, and Taffy Time. She is also the author of the Murilla Gorilla series of early readers, which have won multiple Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design. When she is not at her writing desk, she works as a kindergarten teacher in Blainville, Qu bec. You can find out more about Jennifer's books at www.jenniferlloyd.ca.

Kirsti Anne Wakelin is a freelance designer, writer and illustrator. She has illustrated several picture books, including Looking for Loons and Dream Boats, which was a 2014-2015 Chocolate Lily Award nominee. She lives in Vancouver, BC.

Kirsti Wakelin's artwork featured on the 2006 Extreme Reading! poster.

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