Helaine Becker

Nature Tales - Rose Garden 3:00 p.m. 8 to 12

Helaine Becker is the award-winning children’s author of over 80 books, including Hubots, Monster Science, Zoobots and The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea. Helaine always has many projects in the works, including chapter books, graphic novels, poetry collections and more! Helaine loves bright, shiny, and colourful things, especially happy faces and flowers. She is crazy about fluffy dogs, coral reefs, ice cream, and colour-changing nailpolish. Helaine and her husband live in Toronto with their two sons, who were the inspiration for Wallace P. “Wiggy” Wigden and Reese McSkittles.

Helaine will be talking about the wonderful creepy crawlies in her new book Megabugs, which launches at Nature Tales. Kids will never look at bugs the same way. She will also be offering tons of great ideas from her recent book, The Canadian Kids’ Guide to Outdoor Fun.