Kallie George is an author and editor living in Vancouver, BC. She completed her Masters of Children’s Literature at the University of British Columbia in 2007. As an editor for the award-winning children’s publishing house, Simply Read Books, she is involved in all aspects of book development and works on projects as multi-varied as board books, picture books, early readers, and young adult fantasy fiction. She is the co-creator of a series of acclaimed board books, the Simply Small Series, by Paola Opal, author of the art book Mr. M the Exploring Dreamer with art by Soizick Meister, and most recently the author of the picture book, The Melancholic Mermaid illustrated by Abigail Halpin. When she is not writing or editing, she’s teaching creative writing workshops through Capilano University and CWC (Creative Writing for Children).