KELLY COOPER grew up on a cattle farm in the tiny farming community of Senlac, Saskatchewan. Kelly later moved to New Brunswick and now lives on a dairy farm with one husband, two daughters, a hundred cows, many cats and two donkeys. Kelly has years of experience teaching language arts and visual arts and has worked with students of all ages. She has written for radio, and her poetry, short fiction and creative non-fiction have been published in a number of Canadian literary journals and several anthologies. Her first picture book, If a Horse Had Words, was illustrated by Lucy Eldridge and her upcoming picture book, Midnight and Moon, is illustrated by Daniel Miyares.