Maureen Fergus is an award-winning author of books for kids of all ages. Her books have been translated into half a dozen languages and have been shortlisted for such prestigious awards as the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award, the Saskatchewan Diamond Willow Reader’s Choice Award and the Ontario Library Association Silver Birch Award. Her novels include Exploits of a Reluctant (But Extremely Goodlooking) Hero, The Gypsy King trilogy and Ortega, which won the McNally Book for Young People award. Her picture books include the critically acclaimed Buddy and Earl series, InvisiBill and The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten, which won the Ontario Library Association Blue Spruce Award. Maureen lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba with her family.
More information about Maureen Fergus can be found on her website www.maureenfergus.com.
Author photo by Jay Gaune
|The Fool’s Errand (World Rights Available Ex: Canada: Penguin/Razorbill Canada 2013
Film Rights Available)
Kids Can Press, 2010
Winner, McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award (Manitoba Book Awards), 2011
Recipe for Disaster
YA novel, Kids Can Press, 2009Nominee, McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award, 2010
Exploits of a Reluctant (But Extremely Goodlooking) Hero Kids Can Press, 2007
Honourable Mention, Manitoba Book Awards, Young Adult Fiction, 2008
Finalist, Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award, 2008
Nominee, McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award, 2007
Nominee Ontario Library Association, Book of the Year for Children Award, 2007
Top 6 Pick (Canadian Authors), ForeWord Magazine, 2007
Agent: Fiona Kenshole