Claudia Dávila - Author/Illustrator

In a world that's becoming ever more digitized, Claudia Dávila remains a believer and appreciator of books you can hold in your hand. She writes, illustrates and designs books for kids of all ages, with stories and themes that encourage children to be strong, thoughtful, compassionate and responsible people.

Claudia is the former art director of Chirp and chickaDEE magazines, and is the author-illustrator of the award-winning graphic novel series The Future According To Luz and the picture book Super Red Riding Hood. Claudia was born in Santiago, Chile, and now makes her home in Toronto with her husband and daughter.

Change It!

2007 - Information Book Award, Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada, Short-listed

Child Soldier

2018 - Non-Fiction Award, Grand Canyon Reader Awards, Short-listed
2017 - Red Maple Non-Fiction Award, Ontario Library Association, Winner
2017 - Golden Oak Award, Ontario Library Association, Short-listed
2016 - Honor Book, Skipping Stones, Winner
2016 - Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction, Fleck Family Foundation, Short-listed
2016 - The Dragon Award, The Joe Shuster Awards, Short-listed
2016 - 2016 Book of the Year for Children Award, Canadian Library Association, Short-listed
2016 - ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2016 (Older Readers), American Library Association, Long-listed
2016 - 2016 Great Graphic Novels for Teens, YALSA, Long-listed
2016 - 2016/2017 Children's Choice Book Award, Hackmatack, Long-listed
2016 - Information Book Award - Honour Book, Children's Literature Roundtable of Canada, Winner
2016 - Best Publication for Kids, Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, Short-listed
2016 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, starred, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner
2015 - Best Bets Junior Non-Fiction, Ontario Library Association, Winner

Motion, Magnets and More

2012 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

Super Red Riding Hood

2016 - Blue Spruce Honour Book, Ontario Library Association, Winner

Non-fiction

Move It!, 2005
Touch It!, 2005

Picture Books