Helaine Becker is the bestselling author of more than 60 books for children and young adults, including the “enduring Canadian Christmas classic,” A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and the giggle-inducing Ode to Underwear. She’s also a three-time winner of the Silver Birch Award and a two-time winner of the Lane Anderson Award for Science Writing for Children. Helaine also writes for children’s television, and is in high demand as a performer at schools and festivals across North America.
She is an active member of the Canadian “kidlit” community and volunteers for several literacy organizations and charities including First Book, ABC Literacy, and Librarians without Borders. She is also a certified pyrotechnician, so expect fireworks at any time.
Years Participated: 2015
Author Website: http://www.helainebecker.com/