This writer who partnered with Kim LaFave to produce Gubby Builds a Boat was raised in Vancouver. He achieved a B.A. at the University of British Columbia. He was a commercial fisherman and salmon troller for ten years and is now (2012) a furniture maker and instructor at Inside Passage School of Fine Woodworking.
Gubby Builds a Boat. Illus., Kim LaFave. Harbour Publishing Co., 2012.