Bill Richardson

photo credit: Bill Pechet


Bill Richardson writes for children and adults. His books include Bachelor Brothers’ Bed & Breakfast, Waiting for Gertrude, After Hamelin, and The Alphabet Thief. Awards include Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, The Silver Birch Award, a B.C. Book Award, a Manitoba Book Award, and Outstanding Bandsman (Golden Gate Junior High School, 1969).

 Hare B&B, his first Running the Goat publication, was shortlisted for the 2021 Elizabeth Mzarik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award.

His second collaboration with illustrator Bill Pechet, Lola Flies Alone, was published in 2022.