About the Author

About the Author

Author Carole Aldred

Carole Aldred

An early riser, Carole starts her day with a walk along the shores of Lake Ontario and the picturesque Bronte marina near her home During the week she can be found in a courtroom where she works as a clerk and assistant to the judiciary in the Ontario Court of Justice.

She has always found joy and calm in creative pursuits such as music, writing, sketching and painting. Most of all she cherishes every moment she can spend with her six grandchildren, reading, crafting and just watching them play.

She lives in Oakville, Ontario with her husband Chris. They spend their weekends together reading, gardening and escaping on adventurous road trips in search of quaint towns, beautiful nature trails and delicious food stops.

Find out more at www.whimsicalwords.ca


Born in Dubai, Trisha de Souza (and her colouring pencils) immigrated to Canada when she was 5 years old. She began a career as a full-time artist in 2019. This is her first children’s book. Trisha can be contacted at mademarionillustrated@gmail.com and her work can be found at www.mademarionillustrated.com