Maureen Fergus is an award-winning author who has published dozens of books for young people. Maureen’s books have been translated into dozens of languages, optioned for film, and shortlisted for many awards, including the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, The Sunshine State Young Readers Award, and more. Her picture book Buddy and Earl was a Boston Globe Best Book, and The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten was an OLA Blue Spruce Award Winner. Maureen’s newest picture book, Zander Stays, is filled with humorous charm and emotional depth. Maureen lives in Winnipeg with her family and has never met a gander she didn’t like.