Odette Barr, Beth Weatherbee, Colleen Landry

Author/illustrator Odette Barr teaches and designs online courses. She is a former interpretive naturalist and drew on her love of nature when she created the delightful pen and ink draws for the book. Her illustrations have appeared in a number of other publications, but this is her first foray into writing and illustrating children’s literature. She lives in cedar log home in Petit-Cap, NB overlooking the beautiful Northumberland Strait.

Beth Weatherbee teaches music and English language arts. Her first book, Bedda-bye Maritime Rhyme was published by Born to Read NB. She has a broad background in performing and has recorded the Branta Bog Ballad featured in the book. It can be downloaded free of charge from www.chocolateriver.ca . A U-tube video can be found at http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x479chi Beth lives in beautiful Baie Verte, NB.

Colleen Landry is an online teacher of English and language arts. Her articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail, Canadian Living, and the Irish Times. She lives in Moncton, NB.