Julie Morstad is known for her surreal, whimsical work. She divides her creative energy between drawing, illustration, animation, and design. Her books have garnered many accolades, including the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Picture Book Award, Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize at the BC Book Prizes, and First Prize at the Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design. She lives in Vancouver, Canada.