Helaine Becker is an award-winning writer of children's books, educational materials, and feature articles published in Canadian Living, Chirp, and Today's Parent. Helaine is the author of the popular Looney Bay All Stars series, while two of her non-fiction titles, Secret Agent Y.O.U. and Boredom Blasters, have won the Silver Birch Award. Married with two sons, Helaine enjoys swimming, running, cycling, ice dancing, and mambo dancing. She also has an orange belt in karate.