About the Author
Bob Brooks (1927-1999) was one of Canada’s finest photojournalists. His work appeared in Time Life, the Star Weekly, Sports Illustrated, Newsweek, McCall’s, Harper’s, Maclean’s, Chatelaine, the London Times, Paris Match and National Geographic. His radiant photos of Maud, first published in the Star Weekly article that changed her life, reflect Maud’s joyous optimism. Lance Woolaver’s parents began collecting paintings and Christmas cards by Maud Lewis in the 1950s. He first wrote about Maud Lewis in 1975. His books on Maud Lewis include Christmas with the Rural Mail, From Ben Loman to the Sea, The Illuminated Life of Maud Lewis, and Maud Lewis: The Heart on the Door as well as Christmas with Maud Lewis.