About the artist

Rose Cowles

This year's Summer Reading Club illustrator is Rose Cowles. She is a Governor General Award nominated artist. She earned a three year diploma in Illustration from Sheridan College in 1990 and has been designing and illustrating books ever since. She has won many awards for both book illustration and graphic design. Her picture books are printed and sold both nationally and internationally. She lives in Victoria, BC. Some of Rose's most notable books are:

“Gilbert de la Frogponde” by Jennifer Rae “Dog Tales” by Jennifer Rae “I Know An Old Laddie” by Jean Little “The Queen, The Bear and The Bumblebee” by Dini Petty “The F Team” by Anne Laurel Carter “The Mysterious You Series” with Kids Can Press “The Amazing International Space Station” with Kids Can Press “Puppies On Board” with Orca Books Publishing

Rose Cowles's artwork featured on the 2011 Savour Each Word poster.

Other Work