SHORT BIOGRAPHY (53 words)
Stephanie Gibeault is the author of picture books and middle grade nonfiction for kids. A former biologist and dog trainer, she has her Master of Science in biology and loves to write about animals. Stephanie wants to make kids laugh and inspire them to appreciate the natural world. Find out more at stephaniegibeault.com.
LONG BIOGRAPHY (154 words)
Stephanie Gibeault is the author of picture books and middle grade nonfiction for kids including Toby Tootles (Sleeping Bear Press, illustrated by Mary Sullivan), Calculating Chimpanzees, Brainy Bees and Other Animals with Mind-Blowing Mathematical Abilities (Candlewick/MIT Kids Press, illustrated by Jaclyn Sinquett), Making Sense of Dog Senses: How Our Furry Friends Experience the World (Owlkids Books, illustrated by Raz Latif), Dogs Versus Humans: Showdown of the Senses (Owlkids Books, illustrated by Bambi Edlund), and co-author of Can’t Get Enough Dog Stuff (National Geographic Kids). Stephanie grew up in Toronto and spent summers in the Ottawa Valley searching for snakes and racing turtles. After a career as a biologist, Stephanie became a certified professional dog trainer. Now she is an award-winning freelance writer and her articles have appeared in magazines and on the internet. She is a member of SCBWI and is represented by Jacqui Lipton at Tobias Literary Agency. Find out more at stephaniegibeault.com.