Josée Bisaillon

Josée Bisaillon

As a young girl, Josée Bisaillon loved drawing cats and houses. She enjoyed school and always returned home full of stories to tell (and to draw!). She pursued her education all the way to university, where she fell in love with illustration. Since then, scissors and brushes in hand, Josée has been illustrating children’s books, magazines, and newspapers. Josée lives just outside of Montreal with her spouse, their three children, one hairless cat, and many paper characters.

Josée has illustrated more than 35 picture books, and won several awards and distinctions, including the 2017 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award for The Snow Knows. Her work has twice been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award.

Dancing with Daisy (published by Running the Goat in 2019) was a finalist for the Elizabeth Mzarik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award.

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