About Gwen Smid

Gwen Smid is the author of the Mary’s Atlas picture book series; a McNally Robinson bestseller with thousands of copies sold.

Gwen’s newest picture book, T-Rex Girl, will be available in September 2018!

Gwen’s writing has also won awards and has appeared in short story anthologies, newspapers, and academic journals. With her husband and two wee daughters, Gwen lives in Wakefield, Quebec, Canada. They like to canoe, puzzle over Star Wars puzzles, and read lots and lots (and lots) of books.

In order to feel rested, Gwen drinks copious amounts of tea and often throws her alarm clock out the window. She has select tea cups for select days, and she has lots and lots (and lots) of alarm clocks.

Please check out the picture books she’s reviewed on her Mary’s Atlas site.