HEATHER'S LOVE OF STORYTELLING began on her parents' farm in Ontario where the animals were great listeners and the source of many stories. After Heather graduated from university, she moved west with fellow mountaineer Rolf Kellerhals to the mountains they loved. Working with children in group and foster homes and then having a family kept Heather busy, but she kept one ear tuned to storytelling until her first book was published. Eventually Heather and Rolf waved goodbye to big city life in Edmonton and Vancouver and moved to Quadra Island where they have a farm and woodlot. And what stories of forest, mountains and sea are waiting there to be told!