Children’s Author Lana Button grew up in the tiny border town of St. Stephen, New Brunswick. She has a background in acting and is an Early Childhood Educator. Today Lana writes for young children and reads books out loud to crowds of children whenever she gets the chance.Lana’s picture books have been shortlisted for awards including The Blue Spruce, The Shining Willow, the Jean Throop IODE Award and the Rainforest of Reading, and have been recognized as Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Bets and the IBBY Outstanding Book for Young Children.Lana specializes in school, library and festival presentations. Her literary presentations about perseverance, empathy and anti-bullying have inspired children across Canada.In addition to writing and presenting, Lana volunteers for literary organizations IBBY Canada, First Book and One World Schoolhouse. Lana and her husband have three grown daughters and live in Burlington, Ontario.