Rebecca North is the author of A Picnic at the Lighthouse (published by Breakwater Books and illustrated by Nancy Keating). She is also the author of Elliot and the Impossible Fish​ (published by Breakwater Books and illustrated by Laurel Keating).

Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Science degree at McGill University and a Master of Science degree at the University of Alberta. She is a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Canadian Society for Children’s Authors Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP).

Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she now lives with her husband in Kingston, Ontario. They live with their two young children who enjoy throwing food at the wall and their large golden retriever who enjoys eating food off the wall.