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THOMAS KING has written several highly acclaimed children’s books. A Coyote Solstice Tale (illustrated by Gary Clement) won the American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Award for Best Picture Book and A Coyote Columbus Story (illustrated by Kent Monkman) was a Governor Generals Literary Award finalist. King, who is of Cherokee and Greek descent and was a Professor of English at the University of Guelph for many years, won a Governor Generals Literary Award for his adult novel, The Back of the Turtle; he won both the BC National Award for Canadian Nonfiction and the RBC Taylor Prize for The Inconvenient Indian. His most recent novel, Indians on Vacation, has recently been nominated for a Governor Generals Literary Award. Thomas lives in Guelph, Ontario with his family.