Rukhsana Khan is an award-winning author and storyteller. Born in Lahore, Pakistan she emigrated to Canada at the age of three and has won and/or been nominated for forty-two awards around the world. She has thirteen books that have been published in North America and various other languages. Her most famous book Big Red Lollipop won both awards in America for best story and was chosen by the New York Public Library as one of the hundred greatest children’s books in the last hundred years. She lives in Toronto with her husband and family.