Victoria Jamieson(www.victoriajamieson.com)is the author of the "New York Times "bestseller"Roller Girl."She lives with her family in Portland, Oregon."
Praise for "Olympig!
"A humorous romp." "Publishers Weekly"
"Jamieson's acrylic illustrations create a cast of characters that express themselves clearly; there is a quality of comic melodrama to the sequence of Boomer's trials. Asides in amusing speech balloons add to the fun." "Children's Literature"
"Jamieson snatches moral victory from the jaws of athletic defeat with warmth, satirical wit, and old-fashioned silliness. Her drawings and formats are wonderfully varied, colorful, and bursting with personality. Subtle, funny commentaries will be appreciated by slightly older readers, stretchingOlympig's appeal." "School Library Journal"
Praise for "Roller Girl
ANew York TimesBestseller
A Spring 2015 Indie Next Pick
"Roller Girl"'s message of self-discovery, friendship, and perseverance will roll its way right into your heart. Raina Telgemeier, "New York Times"bestselling author of"Sisters"
This spiky, winning graphic novel captures the bittersweetness of finding a new passion and saying goodbye to your former, more uncertain self. "New York Times Book Review"
* "Jamieson captures this snapshot of preteen angst with a keenly decisive eye, brilliantly juxtaposing the nuances of roller derby with the twists and turns of adolescent girls' friendships...Full of charm and moxie don't let this one roll past." "Kirkus Reviews," starred review
* The story will engage readers Offer this comic to fans of Telgemeier sSmileand Laura Lee Gulledge sPage by Paige. "School Library Journal," starred review
* "Readers will stand up and cheer." "Publishers Weekly," starred review
* "Jamieson s dialogue captures coming-of-age so authentically" "Horn Book," starred review
*"[A] sharp and engaging graphic novel "BCCB," starred review
"Visually, "Roller Girl"is very appealing think Lynn Johnston with a modern edge but it's the storytelling that really sets this graphic novel apart A great choice for tween girls, whether they're remaking themselves, renegotiating friendships or just weathering the stormy seas of early adolescence." "Chicago Tribune""