Leanne Franson has illustrated over 100 children's books in acrylic ink, watercolor and pen and ink since 1991. Her illustrations for "L'ourson qui voulait une Juliette" were shortlisted for the Governor General's Award, and "Rainy Days with Bear" for the Blue Spruce Award. She specializes in children, animals and the portrayal of emotions. She lives and works in Montreal, Quebec, in English and French.
Pearson Canada, Harcourt Brace, Houghton Mifflin, Bayard Inc, Scholastic, Soulieres éditeur, Happy House South Korea, Éditions boréal, Editions les 400 coups, Annick Press, Editions de la courte echelle, Spider Magazine, In House Magazine, Éditions Pierre-Tisseyre, Orca, Manitoba Children's Museum, Musée Pointe-à-Callière