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Scot Ritchie

Photo: S.Ritchie 2016

Scot Ritchie is an award winning author/illustrator who lives in Vancouver. He has written and illustrated numerous children's books, which have been translated into many languages including Chinese, Polish, French and Arabic. 
Scot has worked with the National Film Board of Canada and exhibited at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.
Scot is a traveler and ofen visits cities around the world to work.

E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
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Look at that Building. Kids Can Press, 2010
Why? The best ever question and answer book about nature, science and the world around you 10th Anniverary edition. Owl Kids, 2010
Follow that Map. Kids Can Press, 2009
P'esk'a. Groundwood, 2015
Look Where We Live. Kids Can Press, 2016
My House is Alive. Owl Kids Publishing, 2016
See What We Eat. Kids Can Press, 2017
Follow That Bee! . Kids Can Press, 2019


Alcuin Society Award for Excellence in Book Design for Dinosaur Dreams, 1984
Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award for My Baby Brother and Me, 2000
Canadian Toy Testing Council Great Books for Children for Why? The best ever question and answer book about nature, Science, and the world around you., 2001
Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award nomination and Cybil Award Shortlist for Let's Go!, 2007
TD Bank/Canadian Children's Book Center GIve-Away Book of the Year for Let's Go!, 2009
Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non Fiction finalist for Follow that Map, 2010
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