Published children's books and reviews

When Heaven Smiled On Our World

First published 1992    Re-issued 2020

"This nostalgic story charmingly recreates the spirit of 1900s Laurentian Christmastide.

The soft watercolour tableau scenes are detailed and authentic."

What-cha Doing?

by Kim Renton  2019 

What-cha Doing?

by Kim Renton  2019 

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La Patate Cadeau - ou la «vraie» histoire de la poutine râpée
by Diane Carmel Léger

ENGLISH: Piau’s Potato Present - The "True" Story of the Poutine Rapee





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Reprint in Germany by

MONS Verlag

under the title:
Das Geschenk des Akadiers

oder Die wahre Geschichte

des Kartoffelkloßes


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Sélection Prix Hackmatack 2014, 2015, 2016
Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award

Mayann’s Train Ride
by the Honourable Mayann Francis  2015


Mayann prends le train

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Canadian Children's Book Centre
Black History Month
– Canadian Reading List for Kids & Teens

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Lillian Shepherd Award for

Excellence in Illustration 2016

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There's a Book for That
Where book love and the joy of a classroom community are shared

Apples and Butterflies
by Shauntay Grant   2012

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Driftwood Dragons and other seaside poems

by Tyne Brown  2012

Canadian Children's Book Centre
April 2014 Newsletter: National Poetry Month 

Shortlisted for 2013-14 Hackmatack

Children’s Choice Book Award

Shortlisted for
Lillian Shepherd Award for Excellence in Illustration 

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The Cat From Kosovo
by Mary Jane Hampton  2001

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Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award 2003

The Blue Boots
by Lorraine Drdul  2004

Follow Gus!  He is a real tortoise, born in 1922!

About the real tortoise living at the

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History



The Three Bears

Now out of print

Illustrations for Adult Books

Cover illustration and an inside illustration for
Unruly Princess
by Marcelle Thiébaux   2012   WestBow Press

Restoring the Acadian Forest
by Jamie Simpson  First printed 2008 Res Telluris 

Now a 2nd edition

I was hired to create a full body of illustrations, but only a few were used for a the final book on forestry management in the Canadian Eastern Maritimes.