Canadian authors of children's literature.
Sue Ann Alderson lives in Vancouver and is a professor at the University of British Columbia. Her works include Wherever Bears Be and Sure as Strawberries.
Author and storyteller Jan Andrews lives in Ontario. Her works include Keri and Pumpkin Time.
Luanne Armstrong lives in the interior of British Columbia. Her works include Bordering and Arly and Spike.
Susan Atkinson-Keen grew up in Montreal and now lives in Nova Scotia. Her works include The Adventures of Broughton Bear and Weekend in the Jurassic.
Children's author, based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Joyce Barkhouse is a former teacher who lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Professional storyteller and author.
Toronto based author. Bedard's books include A Darker Magic, Painted Devil, Redwork, and Emily.
Born in Ontario, Canada, John Bianchi is an author and illustrator who now lives in Tucson, Arizona. His books include Princess Frownsalot and The Lab Rats of Doctor Eclair.
Vicki Blum has written several fantasy stories in her series of books published by Scholastic Canada. She is a Canadian author born in Cardston, Alberta in 1955.
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Born in Texas, Jo Ellen Bogart moved to Canada in 1975. Her works include Gifts, Daniel's Dog, and Jeremiah Learns to Read.
Author of the Franklin series, as well as books for young adults.
Canadian children's author.
Lyn Cook is the author of many books, including The Bells on Finland Street, Samantha's Secret Room, and The Hiding-Place.
Based in Kingston, Ontario. Downie's books include The New Wind Has Wings and Danger in Disguise.
Storyteller and author from Clavet, Saskatchewan. His works include The Missing Sun and Soni's Mended Wings
Dennis Foon was born in Michigan and has lived in Canada since 1973. His works include The Short Tree and the Bird That Could Not Sing and Am I the Only One?.
Author/illustrator Laszlo Gal emigrated to Canada from Budapest in 1956. His works include Prince Ivan and the Firebird: A Russian Folk Tale and Merlin's Castle.
Born in Quebec City, author/illustrator Marie-Louise Gay's books include Angel and the Polar Bear, Willy Nilly, and Rainy Day Magic.
Born in New York City, Phoebe Gilman moved to Canada in 1972. Her works include Something from Nothing, The Gypsy Princess, and the Jillian Jiggs series.
Based in Victoria, British Columbia, Ted Harrison is an internationally recognized author and illustrator of children's books. His work focuses on the land and the people of the Yukon.
Born in Toronto, Bernice Thurman Hunter's books include Amy's Promise, A Place for Margaret, and the Booky trilogy.
Author, artist, and elementary school teacher from Wiarton, Ontario.
1943-1989 Born in New York, Dayal Kaur Khalsa spent the last 20 years of her life in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Her works include I Want a Dog, The Snow Cat, and the BAABEE series.
Born in Pakistan, Rukhsana Khan moved to Canada at age three. Her works include The Roses in My Carpets, Bedtime Ba-a-a-lk, and Dahling, If You Luv Me, Would You Please, Please Smile.
Gordon Korman was born in Montreal and is the author of many books, including Why Did the Underwear Cross the Road?, The Chicken Doesn't Skate, and the Bruno & Boots series.
Born in New York, author/illustrator Maryann Kovalski now lives in Toronto. Her works include The Wheels on the Bus, Take Me Out to the Ball Game, and Frank and Zelda.
Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak lives in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut (NWT). His works include A Promise is a Promise
, a collaboration with Robert Munsch
, Northern Lights: The Soccer Trails
, and Baseball Bats for Christmas
Dennis Lee is a Toronto based poet, best known for his book, Alligator Pie. Other works include Jelly Belly and Lizzy's Lion.
Michèle Lemieux is a Montreal based author/illustrator. Her works include Stormy Night, Winter Magic, and What's That Noise?.
Jean Little was born in Tawain of Canadian parents. She moved to Canada as a young child and went to school here first attending a special school because of her extremely weak eyes, and then later attending regular public schools. She eventually became a teacher and an author of children's books.
Her first book was about a ten-year-old girl who suffers from cerebral palsy. She has also written books about a child with ADHD, the baby of a family, and a blind girl. She has a gift for writing from a child's perspective with honesty and humour. Her work shines with joy, pain, and compassion.
Janet Lunn's works include Amos's Sweater and The Root Cellar. Her novel, The Hollow Tree, won the 1998 Governor General's Award for Children's Literature.
Janet McNaughton was born and raised in Toronto and moved to Newfoundland to study folklore. She is the author of a number of books for children and teens.
Author of such books as 'Love You Forever', 'The Paperbag Princess', and 'Mud Puddle'.
Patricia Quinlan's works include Tiger Flowers and My Dad Takes Care of Me.
Children's author Gillian Richardson lives in British Columbia. Her works include Oliver Buggins Investigator? and One Chance to Win.
Based in Edmonton, Alberta. Cora Taylor's works include Julie and The Doll.
Maxine Trottier's books include A Safe Place, The Tiny Kite of Eddie Wing, and Alison's House.
William Valgardson grew up in Gimli, Manitoba. His works include The Divorced Kids Club and Other Stories and Frances.
Author of mystery and adventure books for children.
Born in England, Tim Wynne-Jones grew up in British Columbia and Ontario. His works include The Maestro, Some of the Kinder Planets, and Zoom At Sea.
Paul Yee was born in Saskatchewan, grew up in Vancouver, and now lives in Toronto. His works include Ghost Train, Struggle and Hope: The Story of Chinese Canadians, and The Curses of Third Uncle.
Born in Czechoslovakia, Ludmila Zeman has been a Canadian citizen since 1988. Her works include Gilgamesh the King, The Last Quest of Gilgamesh, and The Revenge of Ishtar.
Author and illustrator of several children's books.