Darren Lebeuf is an award winning author, illustrator, and photographer based in Edmonton, Alberta. His published books explore the fascinating details of the world around us. His most recent book, My City Speaks, follows the day in a life of a young visually impaired girl as she poetically experiences the sounds, smells, and textures of the city she lives in. My City Speaks received the American Library Association’s Schneider Family Book Award. His other books, My Forest is Green and My Ocean is Blue, both received many accolades, including the Toronto Library First & Best Award, and the Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award nominee. Darren has worked with schools in Canada and overseas, running workshops and giving talks. He loves sharing his passion for writing and creating art wherever he can.