Roxanne McLaren - Publisher / Author
Roxanne McLaren, from Kanata, Ont., is the founder of Another Chapter Publishing. Her world revolves around books, telling stories, and capturing history. After many years working in high-tech and libraries, Roxanne is now focussing on Another Chapter Publishing, and working with her team to publish quality books for all ages.
Roxanne is the author of "Michael and his Starry Nights / Michel et ses nuits étoilées" and "In Grandpa's Day : Memories of pioneer life / À l'époque de Grand-Père : Souvenirs de la vie des pionniers."
Elizabeth (Liz) Gillan Muir - Author
Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Gillan Muir, a historian and author from Toronto, has written stories for children's magazines in Canada, the United States, Australia, and Great Britain. She has recently published two adult books, "Riverdale : east of the Don" and "Canadian Women in the Sky : 100 years of flight."
Liz is the author of "Air-Crazy : fascinating stories of Canadian women in the air" / "Libres comme L'air : Histoires fascinantes des pionnières de l'aviation canadienne," and "Air-Crazy, too."
Jay Lutes - Author / Illustrator
Jason (Jay) Lutes is a talented illustrator and author from Kanata, and the proud father of two young children.
Jay works for the Canadian Public Service, and as a freelance artist. Jay is a graduate of animation and has over 15 years of experience, with an extensive collection of published illustrations for editorial columns, artwork found in many locations throughout the Ottawa area, and within the pages of many Another Chapter Publishing books.
Jay is the author/illustrator of "The Chili Chip Dragon / Le Dragon des Chips Pimentés", and is the illustrator of "Don't Push the Buttons on the Microwave / Ne Poussez pas les Boutons sur le Micro-Onde", "Konrad, I will find you / Konrad, je te trouverai" and "Konrad, it's not a Caribou / Konrad, ce n'est pas un Caribou."
Jennifer Perlin - Author
Jennifer Perlin, an author from Kanata, has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Master's in Educational Counselling, which she applies regularly to stave off toddler-related situations with her two young children at home!
Jenn works for the Canadian Public Service, and also manages a community website and blog for parents. Children's literature and working with kids of all ages has always been her passion.
Jenn is the author of "Konrad, I will find you / Konrad, je te trouverai" and "Konrad, it's not a Caribou / Konrad, ce n'est pas un Caribou."
Kate Ryckman - Illustrator
Kate Ryckman, also known as "Artist Kate", is a talented artist, teacher and creative explorer, who runs an art studio and school for both adults and children in Stittsville, Ont. She has studied both art and photography at Sheridan College, Humber College, and the Ottawa School of Art, and is the proud mother of four young children.
Kate is the illustrator of "Michael and his Starry Nights / Michel et ses nuits étoilées."
Kevin Dodds - Illustrator
Kevin Dodds, from Arnprior, Ont., is an internationally-acclaimed artist and teacher. His artwork has appeared in exhibitions, galleries and museums world-wide. Kevin owns and teaches in his art galleries in both Ottawa and Arnprior, Ont.
Kevin's paintings form the artwork for "In Grandpa's Day : Memories of pioneer life / À l'époque de Grand-Père : Souvenirs de la vie des pionniers."
Lisa Lutes - Author
Lisa Lutes is an author from Kanata, Ont., and is the proud mother of two young girls, the oldest on the autistic spectrum.
Lisa is a primary school teacher, who previously worked in Alaska as a fisheries biologist. She is an active member of many online autism groups for parents of children on the autistic spectrum.
Lisa is the author of "Don't Push the Buttons on the Microwave / Ne Poussez pas les Boutons sur le Micro-Onde".
Rob Justus - Author / Illustrator
Rob Justus, from Ottawa, Ont., is a talented author/illustrator who loves to create stories and imagery that capture the wonder and excitement of childhood. After spending nearly a decade as a market researcher, Rob decided to pursue a career that better suited his passion for creativity and storytelling.
Rob is the author/illustrator of "Cleano-Bot : a Tinker Fair story."