Wallace Edwards is an independent artist, author and illustrator with thirteen children’s books published to date. Edwards has received many major Canadian and international awards, and his books have been published in five languages. Of particular note, Edwards won the Governor General’s Award (GG) for Children’s Book Illustration (Alphabeasts, 2002), and subsequent books have been shortlisted (top five books) twice more for the GG. His paintings can be found in private and public collections throughout the world. He lives and works on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.