Details: About the Author
WAB KINEW is a musician and former journalist who is now an elected Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, in Canada. He was associate vice-president for Indigenous Affairs at the University of Winnipeg, worked in television in the US and Canada, and is the author of the award-winning memoir,
The Reason You Walk. Kinew is a member of the Midewin and an honorary witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. He lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with his family. This is his first picture book.
Twitter: @wabkinew 56.9K followers
JOE MORSE is an artist living in Toronto, Ontario. Known for his portraits of celebrities and sports stars, his work has been commissioned by Universal Pictures, Nike, Major League Baseball,
The New York Times and
The Guardian, and has won over 200 international awards. The picture books he has illustrated include
Casey at the Bat, which was nominated for a Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Illustration;
Play Ball Jackie! and
Hoop Genius. He is the Coordinator of the Bachelor of Illustration program at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario.
Twitter: @joemorsedraws 498 followers