Sharon Jennings has written over sixty books for young people – picture books, chapter books, novels for reluctant readers, mid-grade novels and screenplays. Based in Toronto, Canada, she teaches writing at Ryerson University, works as a freelance editor and manuscript reviewer, and gives workshops and speeches across the country. She is now the president (as well as a past president) of CANSCAIP and a member on the Board of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Sharon enjoys reading, spending time with her family and her two, big puppies – Hobbes and AJ.