Willow Dawson is an illustrator and cartoonist working out of The RAID Studio in downtown Toronto. She illustrated The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea, a science book with an environmental message (with Helaine Becker). She is the creator of Hyena in Petticoats: The Story of Suffragette Nellie McClung and Lila and Ecco’s Do-It-Yourself Comics Club, and she illustrated the award-winning graphic novel No Girls Allowed (with Susan Hughes). Dawson teaches Creating Comics and Graphic Novels at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies. She also teaches sequential art and scriptwriting to youth across the city.