BLADES, Ann. Canadian, b. 1947. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Children's book author and illustrator; Elementary sch. teacher, Peace River North School District, Mile 18, BC, 1967-68; Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Tache, BC, 1969, and Surrey School District, BC, 1969-71; Clerk, London, ON, 1972; Registered Nurse, Vancouver General Hospital, 1974-75, and Mt. St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, part-time, 1975-80. Publications: Mary of Mile 18, 1971; A Boy of Tache, 1973; The Cottage at Crescent Beach, 1977; By the Sea: An Alphabet Book, 1985; The Seasons Boardbooks, 1990; Back to the Cabin, 1996; Wolf and the Seven Little Kids, 1999; Too Small, 2000. Illustrator of 11 books by others. Address: c/o Bella Pomer, 22 Shallmar Blvd. PH 2, Toronto, ON, Canada M5N 2Z8.