Merrie-Ellen Wilcox is a writer and editor whose first book for children, What’s the Buzz?: Keeping Bees in Flight, is part of the Orca Footprints series. Her latest book is After Life: Ways We Think About Death. She has two adult children and lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with her husband and a busy Jack Russell. For more information, visit www.merrieellenwilcox.com.