Rae St. Claire Bridgman

she / her

Rae St. Clair Bridgman is an award-winning Winnipeg author and illustrator of children’s books, including the acclaimed MiddleGate Books. She has a knack for finding the magical and extraordinary in the ordinary, in between the cracks of reality. Rae is a university professor, anthropologist, urban planner, co-director of an architectural design firm, mother of six. Favourite things to do in her spare time: watching ants, chasing crayfish, reading the dictionary, playing tuba, watching clouds, and inventing toys. Favourite sayings: “Often, secrets do not remain secrets for long.” “Things that disappear by themselves can come back by themselves.” “Problems can multiply like flies.” “The story certainly changes depending on the storyteller.”


- McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award


- Speculative Literature Foundation

Honourable Mention

- Cybils Award, Fantasy and Science Fiction


- Moonbeam Children's Book Award

Winner (Bronze Medal, Pre-Teen Fiction – Fantasy)

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