Janet Lunn is one of Canada's best loved storytellers for children. She has won many awards for her books, including the Governor General's Award, the Mr. Christie's Book Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for a body of work. She is a member of the Order of Canada. Janet Lunn was born in Dallas, Texas, and grew up in Vermont and the outskirts of New York City. She came to Canada in 1946 and has lived here ever since. Janet Lunn is respected for her historical fiction focussing on American and Canadian history. She passed away in 2017.
"Ever since we've had this doll," Elizabeth said hesitantly, "we've had funny things happen -- the same dreams and knowing things and stuff like that."