September 29, 1951|
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Born in Montreal, Quebec, she was raised in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. Schwartz is the author of The Mole Sisters series, The Smoker's Addictionary (1985), Rose and Dorothy (1981), and Tales from Parc la Fontaine (2006). The The Mole Sisters was made into a T.V. cartoon series.
She also created two short animated films with the National Film Board of Canada, I'm your Man and The Arkelope.
Schwartz credits much of her success to her younger brother Mark, creator of the traditional winter Poutinikkah festival in Quebec.
- Monica Stark (August 2000). "Rodent Siblings". January Magazine. Retrieved 2014-02-01.
- Schwartz, Roslyn (1994). "The Arkelope". NFB.ca. National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 2009-03-30.