Come see the whimsical, atmospheric prints by Todd Stewart, Illustrator of the book Skating Wild on an Inland Sea by local author Jean E. Pendziwol.
Copies of the book can be purchased at your local retailer.
Jean E. Pendziwol is the author of books for adults and children, including the bestselling novel The Lightkeeper’s Daughters, a BBC Radio 2 Book Club selection and winner of the Northern Lit Award. Her children’s books include the Governor General Literary Award shortlisted Once Upon a Northern Night, the classic No Dragons for Tea: Fire Safety for Kids (and Dragons) and Me and You and the Red Canoe. Her latest book, Skating Wild on an Inland Sea is illustrated by Todd Stewart and published by Groundwood Books. It is a winter 2023 Junior Library Guild Gold Standard selection. Her work has been translated and published in more than 20 countries around the world. She lives in Thunder Bay and finds inspiration in the beautiful natural environment of Lake Superior and Northwestern Ontario.
Todd Stewart is a printmaker, filmmaker, author and illustrator based in Montreal. He co-manages Le Temple, a dedicated screen printing studio, since 2016. He wrote, illustrated and silkscreen printed the artwork for the children’s book “Quand le vent souffle”, published by Comme des Géants. The English version of the book, “The Wind and the Trees” (Owlkids), was nominated for the 2021 Governor General’s Literature Award. In 2022, he directed a short animated film version of “The Wind and the Trees”. His works on paper have been exhibited in Canada and around the world.