Vikki VanSickle

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Vikki VanSickle is the author of the acclaimed Clarissa books and is frequently referred to as “Canada’s Judy Blume.” She is a popular children’s literature blogger and often called upon to speak about kids’ books for radio panels, conferences, and as Lainey Gossip’s YA mentor. VanSickle holds an MA in Children’s Literature from UBC. Currently she balances writing with her duties as the Marketing and Publicity Manager for Young Readers at Penguin RandomHouse Canada. If I Had a Gryphon is her latest book, a raucous rhyming read-aloud about fantastical beasts in everyday situations., @vikkivansickle