Marie-Louise Gay is a world-renowned author and illustrator of children's books. She has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award and has two Governor General's awards to her credit. She is best known for her Stella and Sam books, which have been published in more than fifteen languages.
David Homel is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter, journalist and translator. He is a two-time winner of the Governor General's Award for translation, and the author of ten novels, including The Speaking Cure (winner of the Hugh MacLennan Prize and the Jewish Public Library Award for fiction) and, most recently, The Fledglings.