Alan Woo is an enthusiastic teen-services librarian with the Surrey Public Library. Maggie’s Chopsticks, his first picture book, won the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize and was shortlisted for the Chocolate Lily Award. Alan’s writing has appeared in Ricepaper and Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine, among other publications. Alan lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.Graphic designer Katty Maurey has illustrated a number of books for children, including Kyo Maclear’s The Specific Ocean and Andrew Larsen’s The Man Who Loved Libraries, and has been nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Illustration. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.