Carolyn Mallory grew up in northern Ontario, raised her own three children in Nunavut, and has always considered herself a northern girl. She loves snow, animals, the tundra, wildflowers, reading, writing, and painting. She is the co-author of Common Plants of Nunavut and the author of Common Insects of Nunavut. She now lives in Nova Scotia with her dogs, cats, lizard, gerbils, frogs, fish, and a house-pig named Stella. Amei Zhao works in visual development and production design for TV and feature animation.
"Painted Skies not only finds a way to demonstrate the richness of the northern lights but also convey the Inuit tale of its origins . . . ."