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Jonathan Wright | Ava and the Little Folk 

Jonathan Wright is an illustrator living in Iqaluit, Nunavut.  He’s also known to dabble in the Dark Arts of animation.  His work can be found online at: www.drawnwright.com

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Jo Rioux | The Legend of Lightning and Thunder

Jo Rioux was born and raised in Ottawa.  An artist from an early age, she was eventually drawn to children’s books, illustrating Swordquest for HarperCollins and the graphic novel series A Sam and Friends Mystery for Kids Can Press.  Her love for the comic medium spurred her to author her first graphic novel series, Cat’s Cradle.  She lives in the lush suburbs of her home town, where, when not working at her drawing desk, she can be found nestled within a pile of books.

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Kim Smith | The Raven and the Loon, Kaugjagjuk

Kim has worked in magazines, advertising, animation, and children’s gaming. She has illustrated two picture books with Inhabit Media. She studied illustration at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, Alberta, where she currently resides.