Marie-Louise Gay has written and/or illustrated over sixty books for children: from picture-books like the Stella and Sam series to novels like Travels with My Family

Her books have been published in over fifteen languages. She has won many awards for her work such as two Governor General’s Award, the Vicky Metcalfe Body of Work Award, the E.B.White Award and has been nominated twice for the Hans Christian Andersen Award and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Marie-Louise Gay lives in Montreal with her family.