Janice Poon

Janice Poon is a graphic designer and writer living in Toronto, Ontario. She has co-authored a couple of cookbooks, one of which she also designed and illustrated.

Fiction (Graphic Novel)

Claire and the Bakery Thief

Written and illustrated by Janice Poon
Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2008.

Publisher’s Synopsis (from its website)

Claire has moved to the country, where her parents have opened an organic bakery. Although Claire says she’d rather move to Mars, she soon falls in love with her pretty bedroom and their big creaky house. Claire hardly thinks about the city any more after she and her dog, Bongo, discover the natural wonders in the surrounding woods. And Claire has made a “best friend forever” – the brave and headstrong Jet.

Fiction (Graphic Novel)

Claire and the Water Wish

Written and illustrated by Janice Poon
Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2009.

Publisher’s Synopsis (from its website)

Tired of [her best friend] Jet’s antics, Claire strikes up a friendship with Sky, a girl from the local Lovesick Lake community. She learns that the water in Sky’s lake is undrinkable. The community suspects someone’s been secretly dumping waste in it for years. But when the three friends stumble across the polluters’ trail, will they be able to put their differences aside in time to save Lovesick Lake?

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Publisher Kids Can Press