Member Profile

Ruth Ohi

Photo: Annie T. 2016

Ruth has illustrated over 50 children's books, including 18 of which she has also written. Ruth enjoyed being a 2011-2012 Writer-in-residence for the Toronto District School Board and Sophie's Studio Workshop leader for the Toronto Public Library's  "Create the Next Great Picture Book"(2013 and 2015).  She grew up in Brampton, Ontario and studied at The Ontario College of Art. Ruth lives in Toronto.

Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

Scribble. Scholastic Canada, April 2016
Fox and Squirrel Make a Friend. Scholastic Canada, 2014
Shh! My Brother's Napping. Scholastic Canada, 2014
Fox and Squirrel. Scholastic Canada, 2013
Kenta and the Big Wave. Annick Press, 2013
Chicken, Pig, Cow. Annick Press, Fall, 2008
Me and My Sister. Toronto: Annick Press, Spring, 2005
Me and My Brother. Annick Press, Fall 2007
Chicken, Pig, Cow On the Move. Annick Press, 2009
Chicken, Pig, Cow and the Purple Problem. Annick Press, 2010
Chicken, Pig, Cow Horse Around. Annick Press, Fall 2010
Chicken, Pig, Cow and the Class Pet. Annick Press, 2011
Chicken, Pig, Cow's First Fight. Annick Press, 2012
Clara and the Bossy. Toronto: Annick Press, Spring, 2006
Fox and Squirrel The Best Christmas Ever. Scholastic Canada, 2016

Awards

NYC READS365 for Chicken, Pig, Cow (Annick Press), 2015
Saskatchewan Shining Willow Nominee for Fox and Squirrel (Scholastic Canada), 2015
Ontario Library Association Top Ten Best Bet Selection for Shh! My Brother's Napping, 2014
Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award for Fox and Squirrel (Scholastic Canada), 2014
Saskatchewan Shining Willow Nominee for Kenta and the Big Wave (Annick Press), 2014
Toronto Public Library First & Best Selection for Fox and Squirrel Make a Friend, 2014
Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award Finalist for Chicken, Pig, Cow, 2009
Baker's Dozen Selection/Pennsylvannia Centre for the Book for Chicken, Pig, Cow, 2009
ForeWord Magazine Finalist for Book of the Year for Chicken, Pig, Cow on the Move, 2009
CCBC Best Book Selection for "Chicken, PIg, Cow Horse Around", 2011
Toronto Public Library First & Best Selection for "Chicken, PIg, Cow Horse Around", 2010
Great Books for 2010 CanadaToy Testing Council for Chicken, Pig, Cow, 2010
Year's Best Resource Links Selection for Chicken, Pig, Cow on the Move, 2009
Toronto Public Library's First & Best Selection for Chicken, Pig, Cow, 2008
Blue Spruce Nominee for Clara and the Bossy
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Description
Workshop Description:
Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable