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Melanie Florence is an Aboriginal writer based in Toronto. Her nonfiction books for young people include Jordin Tootoo: The highs and lows in the journey of the first Inuit to play in the NHL and, most recently, Native Residential Schools for the series Righting Canada's Wrongs. Finding Nimama is Melanie's first picture book.
Francois Thisdale is the award-winning illustrator of several picture books including the highly acclaimed The Stamp Collector, Bird Child, and Nini, which he also authored.