Byron Eggenschwiler - Illustrator

Byron Eggenschwiler is an illustrator whose work has appeared on book covers, posters and in publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, GQ, the National Post and O, The Oprah Magazine. His work has received awards including those from Communication Arts, American Illustration and the National Magazine Awards.

Byron often takes inspiration from folktales and children's books for his work, but Beastly Puzzles is his first real adventure into the world of children's books. This year he completed his first young adult graphic novel, which is coming out soon as well. He lives in Calgary, Canada, with his wife and two cats, one spotted and one scaredy.
Instagram: @byronegg

Beastly Puzzles

2021 - Rocky Mountain Book Award, Short-listed
2020 - Hackmatack Children`s Choice Book Award, Hackmatack, Winner
2020 - Maine Student Book Award, Maine Library Association, Long-listed
2020 - Information Book Award, Vancouver Children`s Literature Roundtable, Short-listed
2020 - Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children`s Non-Fiction, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Short-listed
2019 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner
2019 - OLA Best Bets, Ontario Library Association, Winner