Biography for Secret Life of Money : A Kid's Guide to Cash

Perseus Publishing
Kira Vermond is an award-winning writer and longtime freelancer from Guelph who rarely has a free moment to relax. With over 1,000 articles under her belt, Canadians have read her travel, career and money columns forThe Globe and Mail and Chatelaine and listened to her career advice on CBC Radio weekday mornings for years. In 2010,Chatelaine and John Wiley published her book Earn, Spend, Save: The savvy guide to a richer, smarter, debt-free life. Kira also contributes toOWL Magazine, Today's Parent, Parents Canada, Canadian Family,PROFIT, FORUM Magazine, and many other consumer and trade publications.

Clayton Hanmer is a Toronto-based illustrator and graphic artist. He has illustrated and designed numerous titles for Owlkids Books, including Elin Kelsey's award-winningNot Your Typical Book About the Environment, and his own activity book, CTON's Super A-Maze-Ing Year of Crazy Comics. He writes and illustrates "CTON's Corner," a popular feature inOWL Magazine each month. The winner of many industry awards, his work appears in such diverse publications asNational Geographic Kids, The Globe and Mail, The Walrus and theNew York Times.