Orca Book Publishers

Elise Gravel

Elise Gravel is an award-winning author and illustrator of the Olga and the Disgusting Critters series. Well known for her odd creatures and unusual drawing style, Elise creates books that are popular with adults and children alike. In 2012 she won the Governor's General Award for French-language children's illustration. Elise lives in Montreal with her husband, two daughters and two cranky cats.