Leanne Franson

Leanne Franson was born in Regina, Saskatchewan. She studied Fine Arts at Concordia University in Montreal and did further study in Ceramics at Banff Centre, School of Fine Arts. After working as a dishwasher, massage therapist, short-order cook, waitress, foot courier and clerk at a fine arts materials shop, she decided to restrain herself to illustrating children's books.

She lives with her three year old son, Benjamin Taotao, two cats and her Saint-Bernard dog, Gretchen in Montreal, Quebec.