Robert Perry first published Music of the City (Abacus Typographers Ltd., 1991) while living in Vancouver. He later moved to Victoria to teach English. With illustrator Greta Guzek of the Sunshine Coast, he has collaborated for a bestselling children's book for very young children, The Ferryboat Ride (Harbour), as well as My Vancouver Sketchbook (Nightwood 2001; 2010) and Down at the Seaweed Cafe (Raincoast, 2002; Nightwood 2010). A board book version of The Ferryboat Ride was released by Nightwood Editions in 2017.

[BCBW 2017]