Wallace Edwards - Author/Illustrator
Wallace Edwards, a graduate of the Ontario College of Art, currently divides his time between Toronto and Kingston working as a freelance illustrator. He has created artwork for magazines, posters and the Toronto Zoo. His first children's picture book, Alphabeasts, won the 2002 Governor General's Award for Children's Literature Illustration. Wallace's third book, Mixed Beasts was also shortlisted for the Governor General's Award and won the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award.
Wallace's work is widely received and has won the IRA Children's Choice Award and the ForeWord Book of the Year Award. His newest title, The Painted Circus, continues to build on his reputation as an exquisite artist and author.