Paulette Bourgeois

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Birthday
20, 1951
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Canadian children's author best known for creating the character Franklin the Turtle. Her books have been adapted into films and TV shows and have sold more than 60 million copies worldwide.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Western Ontario and worked as an occupational therapist before beginning her writing career.

Trivia

She was inducted into the Order of Canada in 2003.

Family Life

She had two children, Natalie and Gordon.

Associated With

Writer Alice Munro also attended the University of Western Ontario.