Stephen Aitken was born in Canada. He writes and illustrates
books from his studio in the foothills of the Himalayas.
He believes in the unity of life and the conservation of animals,
plants and ecosystems. He paints with watercolours, acrylics and
digital media. Stephen has published over 30 books
for young readers all over the world. He is also
the Senior Editor of Biodiversity, Journal of Life on Earth,
published in the UK.