Winner of the 2010 Governor General’s Award for English-Language children’s illustration, The Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal, Jon Klassen is a celebrated Canadian creator of children’s books. In 2018, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, recognized “for his transformative contributions to children’s literature as an illustrator and author.” Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jon Klassen currently lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and two children.