Gary Clement is a Canadian artist, cartoonist, illustrator and writer. He’s the author and illustrator of several children’s books, among them The Great Poochini, which earned Canada’s Governor General’s Award for illustration. Gary has also illustrated many other books, most recently, My Winter City, written by James Gladstone and published by Groundwood Books (2019). He also draws a daily political cartoon for National Post, a Canadian national newspaper and his freelance illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and many other newspapers and magazines across North America. His extracurricular artwork is represented by Dianna Witte Gallery in Toronto.