Joan Marie Galat

Joan Marie Galat is an award-winning author of more than 20 books for children and adults, with translations in seven languages. She is best known for her science books for children, specifically her astronomy titles and interest in everything outer space. Her books have won and been nominated for numerous awards, including the Moonbeam Children's Book, Crystal Kite, Skipping Stones, Rocky Mountain Book, Red Cedar Book, and Hackmatack awards, among others. She is the 2018 recipient of the Martha Weston Grant, awarded annually to one member (worldwide) of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Galat lives in Edmonton, Alberta.

Books by Joan Marie Galat

Mortimer T. Flightdeck, Future YouTube Sensation, has big plans for ratkind: he’ll join the International Space Station (ISS) and document his experiments on the human astronauts to prove rats are much better than humans when it comes to colonizing Mars. But when his schemes go awry, he is forced to face new truths about dreams and friendship.
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