Michael Bedard

Michael Bedard was born and raised in Toronto. His novels include Stained Glass, A Darker Magic, Painted Devil, and Redwork, which received the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Canadian Library Association’s Book of the Year Award for Children. He has also written several acclaimed picture books, including The Clay Ladies, which received the Toronto IODE Book Award. His biography William Blake: The Gates of Paradise and his picture book Emily attest to his interest in poets and poetry.

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“Mr. Bedard masterfully interlaces the real with the supernatural . . . , evoking a sense of myriad magical possibilities.”