Brian Deines is a fine artist and the illustrator of Bear on the Train. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.
2005 - First Nation Communities Read, Cooperative Children's Book Center, Commended
2001 - CCBC Choices 2001, Canadian Library Association, Winner
2001 - Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book Award, Skipping Stones Magazine, Commended
2000 - Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award, , Commended
2000 - Skipping Stones Honor Award, , Winner
Picture BooksSkySisters, 2000