Author Tags: Kidlit & Young Adult
Illustrated by Ben Hodson of Ottawa, Vancouverite Kari-Lynn Winters' Jeffrey and Sloth (Orca 2008) is about a boy whose 'doodling' on a page turns into a story.
Illustrated by German-raised Vancouverite Christina Leist, Kari-Lynn Winters' rhyming story for young children is On My Walk (Tradewind $16.95), a charming evocation of the sights and sounds encountered by a child during a summer walk in the rain. 978-1-896580-6-16
Kari-Lynn Winters moved with her family from Vancouver to St. Catharines, Ontario in 2010.
Jeffrey and Sloth (Orca 2008) Illustrations by Ben Hodson
On My Walk (Tradewind 2009) Illustrations by Christina Leist $15.95 978-1-896580-61-6
On My Skis (Tradewind 2016) Illustrations by Christina Leist $15.95 978-1926890036
[BCBW 2016] "Kidlit"
Nominated for On My Walk
BC Book Prizes (2010)
from BC Book Prizes catalogue
Mothers and toddlers end up being caught in a summer rainstorm on their walk through Vancouver streets. The simple text, combined with onomatopoeic words and beautiful illustrations, is great for reading aloud. Beautifully illustrated by Christina Leist, this simple story will be a fun bedtime read for everyone. This is Kari-Lynn’s fourth book for young children. Her books have been nominated for the BC Book Prize, the Chocolate Lily Award and Ontario’s Blue Spruce Award. Born and raised in Germany, Christina Leist now lives in Vancouver. Before becoming a full-time illustrator, she worked in advertising as an art director and graphic designer. She is the illustrator of Baad Animals, The Graveyard Hounds and Jack the Bear.