Kate Lavut is the author and illustrator of several books including Chico, Sex after Baby and Animals Ate the Alphabet. She is currently teaching comic making workshops and would love to have you join her. You can email Paperdogpress@gmail.com for more information and how to enroll.
Aisha Boubacar is the 14 year old author of Crowned in Curls. After embarking on a journey to love her natural hair she decided to create a storybook that teaches young kids to do the same. This is her first book.
Holly Klein raised three children in a creative environment. She was a teacher for 45 years and an artist and story teller, using her stories in her classrooms as part of her teaching. Many of the art projects the children did in her classrooms used recycled materials to bring attention to endangered animals. She also wrote a program in Yoga and Dance and taught this in many Schools. Finally retiring from teaching, she forged ahead with great energy into writing stories and poetry, Turtles in Girdles is her first children’s book.
Nicola Klein lives in Montreal with her partner and 3 children, their cat Ziggi and their trusty canoe, the Flying Fish. In 2017, she created the NDG Forest School, an outdoor exploration program for young children, and is currently completing a Bachelor’s of
Education. Recently, Nicola has been working as a freelance editor and writing children’s stories. In 2019, she co-authored her first published picture book, Turtles in Girdles, blending her passion for writing with her love of nature.