About the artist

Dean Griffiths

Dean Griffiths is a popular picture book artist with more than 25 titles to his name. His many awards include the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Book Prize for Maggie Can’t Wait, the Chocolate Lily Award for Ballerinas Don’t Wear Glasses, and the Rainforest of Reading Award for Bad Pirate. Dean’s most recent books include Good Pirate, Timo’s Garden, and Timo’s Party. Dean lives in Duncan, British Columbia, with his daughter.