French-Canadian author best known for her popular Mademoiselle Charlotte children's book series. She also hosted a Canadian radio show called Dominique Raconte.
After graduating from McGill University, she earned her Ph.D. in children's literature from the University of Sherbrooke.
In 1987, she won the Judith-Jasmin Award for her work as a journalist.
She raised three children: Simon, Alexis, and Marie.
She and singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell both received the prestigious Order of Canada honor.