Sarah Ellis has written more than a dozen novels and picture books for young readers. Her many honors include the Governor General’s Award, the Mr. Christie Book Award, the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Book Prize, and the prestigious Vicky Metcalf Award for a body of work. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Many children have experienced the loss of a friend who moves away and Ben is no different. In his cave under the kitchen table, he imagines the adventures he could have had with his absent friend.
Kim La Fave grew up in Vancouver and studied at the Alberta College of Art and the Illustrators Workshop in New York. He has illustrated many award-winning children’s books and now lives and paints in Robert’s Creek, BC.