Kyo Maclear is a critically acclaimed, award-winning author for big people and little people. Her previous picture books for children includeSpork,Mr. FluxandVirginia Wolf, which won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Illustration, Canada’s most prestigious children’s book prize.The Letter Opener, her first novel for adults, won the K.M. Hunter Artists Award and was shortlisted for the Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award. Her most recent novel,Stray Love, appeared on several notable “Best of 2012” lists. She lives in Toronto with singer and composer David Wall and their two children. Visit her online atkyomaclearkids.com.