Elise Gravel is an award-winning author and illustrator. Well known for her odd critters and unusual drawing style, Elise creates books that are popular with adults and children alike. In 2012 she won the Governor General’s Award for French-language illustration for La clé à molette, the original French version of The Wrench. This is her third book with Orca, following A Potato on a Bike and I am Scary. Elise lives in Montreal with her husband, two daughters and two cranky cats.