Lizette Duvenage was born and raised in South Africa, but has since moved to Canada. An artist, illustrator of children's books and educational text books, she has illustrated several books for Oxford University Press, in South Africa, as well as Cambridge University Press and Maskew Miller & Longman. In 2010, she was awarded Best Illustration at the Maskew Miller & Longman Litrerature awards. In 2013, she published two children's books, in South Africa.
She has recently been chosen as the new illustrator of the second generation of J.N. PAQUET's popular children's books series "The Book of The Animals".