Richard Scrimger is the award-winning author of nine novels for young readers, three picture books, three books for adults, and a variety of columns, screenplays, and short stories. His first children's novel,
The Nose from Jupiter, won the 10th Annual Mr. Christie's Book Award. His latest adult novel, Mystical Rose, was a Globe & Mail book of the year. He has four teenaged children, a collection of speeding tickets, and, usually, a puzzled expression. Visit Richard at his website, www.scrimger.ca.