Gerry O’Brien writes humorous chapter books, picture books, and lyrics for 7- to 12-year-olds. His lyrics have been sung by Corduroy Bear, Franklin the Turtle, and The Care Bears. His stories, poems, and plays have won numerous writing awards. This is his fifth book in the Bubba Begonia series. A retired school teacher, he lives in Cambridge, Ontario with his wife Loretto. You can visit Gerry O’Brien’s personal website at www.gerryobrien.ca.