John Wilson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is the author of numerous books for young people. He has written other Stories of Canada titles, including Righting Wrongs and Discovering the Arctic, both of which were shortlisted for the Norma Fleck Award for children's non-fiction. He lives in Lantzville, British Columbia.
In this compelling sequel to Weet, Eric, his sister Rose and their faithful dog Sally find themselves back in a familiar, albeit frightening, world. Weet, enlightened by what his time-travelling friends had taught him, feels a longing to discover what mysteries about his people lie beyond the terrifying Fire Mountain. Weet resolves to set off on an adventurous quest to uncover the truth. With the invaluable help of his friends from the distant future, Weet finds an ancient colony of ancestral beings oddly different from himself. A true hero, Weet uncovers his people's history and plots a course for a bright new future.