Publisher: Groundwood Books
Irene Luxbacher is an artist and author living in Toronto. With more than fifteen years of experience as an illustrator, Irene has received many awards for her children’s books. She has written and illustrated Deep Underwater and Mr. Frank, which was selected for the USBBY Outstanding International Books Honor List. Her illustrations for Malaika’s Costume and Malaika’s Winter Carnival by Nadia L. Hohn have also been highly acclaimed, and her illustrations for The Imaginary Garden by Andrew Larsen were shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award.