Adrienne Mason - Author

Adrienne Mason works as a full-time writer and editor from her home on the west coast of Vancouver Island. She is the author of more than 20 books for children and five books for adults as well as numerous magazine articles in publications including National Geographic Kids, , Boys' Life, YES Mag and others. Her books for Kids Can Press include the Lu and Clancy series, five titles in the KCP Wildlife Series (Otters, Owls, Skunks, Snakes and Bats) and the Primary Physical Sciences series. Adrienne also works as the managing editor of KNOW: The Science Magazine for Curious Kids.

Adrienne enjoys spending time in the outdoors --- hiking, camping, beach combing and cycling --- with her husband, a national park warden, and two daughters. She has a Bachelor of Scence in Biology and is currently pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia.

Change It!

2007 - Information Book Award, Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada, Short-listed

Otters

2004 - Science in Society Book Award, Canadian Science Writers' Association, Short-listed
2003 - Best Bets, Ontario Library Association, Winner

Owls

2005 - Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize, Short-listed

Planet Ark

2014 - Green Earth Book Award, The Nature Generation, Short-listed
2014 - Top 10 Books on Sustainability for Youth, Booklist, Winner
2014 - Information Book Award, The Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada, Long-listed

Skunks

2007 - Outstanding Science Trade Books, National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council, Winner
2007 - Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association, Short-listed
2007 - Information Book Award, Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada, Short-listed

Non-fiction

Skunks, 2006
Move It!, 2005
Touch It!, 2005
Owls, 2004
Otters, 2003