KALLIE GEORGE is an author, editor and creative writing teacher.
She has written numerous books for early readers, including the
first three books in the Anne chapter book series (Anne Arrives,
Anne's Kindred Spirits, Anne's School Days), The Magical Animal
Adoption Agency series, The Heartwood Hotel series and The Wings of
Olympus series, as well as numerous picture books, such as
Goodnight, Anne, If I Couldn't Be Anne, Merry Christmas, Anne, The
Secret Fawn and The Lost Gift. Kallie currently lives in Vancouver,
BC, and feels positively certain she and Anne Shirley are kindred
ABIGAIL HALPIN is an illustrator living in southern Maine, a few miles from the sea. Her illustrations are a blend of traditional and digital media, and she has illustrated many beautiful children's books including Finding Wild, Fort Building Time and, most recently, Itzhak- A Boy Who Loved the Violin. Her parents gave her a copy of Anne of Green Gables for her eighth birthday, which still sits on her bookcase in her studio, and her work for the Anne chapter book series was influenced by her teen memories of Prince Edward Island as one of the most beautiful, magical spots on the planet.
One of CCBC's Best Books for Kids & Teens (Fall 2022)
"[It] demonstrates how people who care for you will be there when things go wrong, and hopefully when they turn out right, as well." —Imaginary Elevators
“George does a remarkable job of capturing Montgomery’s voice in a new iteration more accessible to today’s young readers.” —CM: Canadian Review of Materials