Lisa Dalrymple won The Writers’ Union of Canada’s Writing for Children Competition (2011) for her picture book story Skink on the Brink, which was later published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside. Skink on the Brink also won the 2014 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for Canada, and it has been nominated as a finalist in the Rainforest of Reading (Grenada, St. Lucia, Montserrat.) Lisa's other titles include A Moose Goes a-Mummering, Bubbly Troubly Polar Bear and If It’s No Trouble... A Big Polar Bear (Tuckamore Books.)
Lisa earned her Honors BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Western Ontario (1996) and her MA in Literature with a Creative Writing specialization from the University of Guelph (2000).
She has worked in Newspaper Writing, Reviewing, and Teaching ESL/EFL at the KG-G6 level. She lives in Southern Ontario with her husband and three highly energetic children – the inspiration for, if not co-creators of, many of her stories.