Pierrette Dubé is the author of over twenty books for children. She studied arts at the Unversity of Montreal and translation at McGill University, and has worked as a proofreader, editor, and translator. Her books have won many French Canadian awards, including a Prix des libraires du Québec 2015, the Prix du livre M. Christie 1996 (best book for children under seven), and the Prix Québec/Wallonie-Bruxelles de littérature de jeunesse 2007. She lives in Saint-Lambert, Québec. Searching for Sleep was published in the original french as Où s'est caché le sommeil? (Éditions Les 400 coups, 2012).