MARIE-LOUISE FITZPATRICK is one of Ireland’s most celebrated children’s book authors and illustrators. She has been awarded the prestigious Bisto/CBI Book of the Year Award three times: for There in 2010, You, Me and the Big Blue Sea in 2003, and Izzy and Skunk in 2001. She is also the author and illustrator of I’m a Tiger Too and I am I.
The Sleeping Giant, Marie- Louise’s second book, won a Bisto Award for Best Picture Book in 1992. Dublin-born Marie-Louise currently lives in County Wicklow with her husband.