Wallace Edwards was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art (1980). His paintings and illustrations are found in public and private collections, books, magazines, and on public display in Canada and the United States. Edwards’ clients include the Metro Toronto Zoo, the City of Toronto, the B.C. Ministry of the Environment, the Canadian Children’s Book Centre, the Canadian Wildlife Federation, and various magazine publishers. He has been the invited guest speaker at conferences, literary events, schools and libraries. He finds visiting with students from kindergarten to grade six especially enjoyable, where his presentations consist of reading, discussions, and drawing.

Edwards is the multiple award-winning author illustrator of nine books.  His distinctions include the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award for best children’s picture book in Canada, the Children’s Choices Award (Beginning and Young Readers) from the International Reading Association, the Grand Canyon Reader Award, the Arizona Library Association Award, and the Governor General’s Literary Award for illustration.

More about Wallace Edwards can be found on his website

Represented by Amy Tompkins .

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