Antonia Banyard emigrated from Zambia to Canada as a young child. She has worked on both sides of the publishing desk—as a writer and editor—and her work has been published in literary magazines and anthologies in Canada, the US, England, and Australia. Her children’s non-fiction book, Dangerous Crossings!, was published in 2007 and received an award nomination from the Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Banyard holds a Masters of Creative Writing from the University of Queensland. Her latest infographic book Water Wow! is co-written by Paula Ayer.