Kari-Lynn Winters is the author of Best Pirate, the feature book in our September Picture Book Box. This is the third book in the series about Augusta the (dog) pirate. The series has received the Rainforest of Reading Award, a Kirkus Review star (both for Bad Pirate) and a glowing New York Times review (for Good Pirate). Kari-Lynn is from St. Catharines, Ontario.
MARMALADE BOOKS (MB): When did you know you wanted to be a writer? Did you have anyone to inspire and encourage you?