Andrew Larsen is a celebrated writer of books for children, including Goodnight, Hockey Fans, The Not-So-Faraway Adventure, In the Tree House and The Imaginary Garden. His delightful picture book, A Squiggly Story, entices pre-readers to experiment with making stories on paper; it has won several awards, and appreciated by parents and teachers for its contributions to literacy. He has recently published a middle grade novel Dingus, which captures the challenges of shifting friendships. His latest book, The Bagel King (Kids Can), is a heart-warming picture book featuring a boy and his beloved Zaida. Larsen lives in Toronto.