Crossing the Peace Bridge between Buffalo, NY, and Ontario, Canada, I navigated my parents’ loyalties. Mom sighed with relief entering the US, while Dad cheered on Canadian soil. Caught in their tug of war, I found solace in the middle of the bridge, embracing both countries and my dual citizenship.
A.C. Blake is a Canadian-American illustrator and writer who has created numerous works for publishers like Harcourt and Macmillan. Her work is inspired by her journey through a childhood filled with art, theater, and constant movement. Currently, she balances her time between teaching, writing, illustrating, from her home in South Carolina, with her husband and two cats.