Monica Silvie is a writer and illustrator of children's books. She lives in Vancouver, Canada. Her household is a delicately balanced ecosystem containing her husband, her two children, one cat, no mice, a hamster, 11 fish, and any birds that will visit her bird feeder.
In a previous life, Monica was a lawyer. She practised law for over 15 years, specializing in privacy law. Before that, she was a student and a house painter.