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Qin Leng

Qin Leng was born in Shanghai, China. At the age of five, she moved with her family to Bordeaux, France, where she spent the next four years. Soon after, she moved to Montreal, where she spent the rest of her childhood. Having been born in Asia but raised in the West, she uses both cultures as her source of inspiration. Looking at her illustrations, one can see the presence of both East and West.Qin Leng comes from a family of artists, where the visual senses have always been of the utmost importance. She grew up watching her father work with acrylics, pastel, and ink. Father and daughter often spent their days drawing side by side. Drawing first started as a hobby, but soon became a way of expression.Despite her many years of study to become a biologist, Qin decided at the age of 20 to follow the same path as her father and enrolled in the School of Cinema to study Film Animation at Concordia University. She has produced animated shorts, which were nominated in various nationa

Books by Qin Leng

A Day for Sandcastles

by (author) Jonarno Lawson
illustrated by Qin Leng

Un enfant… c’est un enfant

by (author) Sara O'Leary
illustrated by Qin Leng

New Year

by (author) Mei Zihan
illustrated by Qin Leng

A Kid Is a Kid Is a Kid - Braille Edition

by (author) Sara O'Leary
illustrated by Qin Leng

A Kid Is a Kid Is a Kid

by (author) Sara O'Leary
illustrated by Qin Leng

Grandmother Ptarmigan

by (author) Qaunaq Mikkigak & Joanne Schwartz
illustrated by Qin Leng

Over the Shop

by (author) Jonarno Lawson
illustrated by Qin Leng

Le Canada, c'est moi

by (author) Heather Patterson
illustrated by Geneviève Côté, Jon Klassen, Barbara Reid, Marie-Louise Gay, Ashley Spires, Irene Luxbacher, Jeremy Tankard, Ruth Ohi, Qin Leng, Danielle Daniel, Eva Campbell, Cale Atkinson & Doretta Groenendyk

I Am Canada: A Celebration

A Celebration

by (author) Heather Patterson
illustrated by Jon Klassen, Barbara Reid, Marie-Louise Gay, Danielle Daniel, Geneviève Côté, Ashley Spires, Qin Leng, Jeremy Tankard, Ruth Ohi, Irene Luxbacher, Eva Campbell, Cale Atkinson & Doretta Groenendyk

Sharon, Lois and Bram's Skinnamarink

by (author) Sharon Hampson, Lois Lillienstein & Bram Morrison
illustrated by Qin Leng
contributions by Randi Hampson

Mine. Yours.

by (author) Marsha Diane Arnold
illustrated by Qin Leng

When I Found Grandma

by (author) Saumiya Balasubramaniam
illustrated by Qin Leng

Kamik rejoint la meute

by (author) Darryl Baker
illustrated by Qin Leng

I Am Small

illustrated by Qin Leng

Kamik et son premier traineau

by (author) Matilda Sulurayok
illustrated by Qin Leng

A Walk on the Tundra

by (author) Rebecca Hainnu & Anna Ziegler
illustrated by Qin Leng

The Better Tree Fort

by (author) Jessica Scott Kerrin
illustrated by Qin Leng

Good Night, Good Night

by (author) Dennis Lee
illustrated by Qin Leng

Une famille... c'est une famille

by (author) Sara O'Leary
illustrated by Qin Leng

Shelter

by (author) Céline Claire
illustrated by Qin Leng

I Am Canada

A Celebration

by (author) Heather Patterson
illustrated by Jon Klassen, Barbara Reid, Marie-Louise Gay, Danielle Daniel, Geneviève Côté, Ashley Spires, Qin Leng, Jeremy Tankard, Ruth Ohi, Irene Luxbacher, Eva Campbell, Cale Atkinson & Doretta Groenendyk

Away

by (author) Emil Sher
illustrated by Qin Leng

Ready, Set . . . Baby!

by (author) Elizabeth Rusch
illustrated by Qin Leng

Kamik Joins the Pack

by (author) Darryl Baker
illustrated by Qin Leng

A Family Is a Family Is a Family

by (author) Sara O'Leary
illustrated by Qin Leng

A Tattle-tell Tale

A story about getting help

by (author) Kathryn Cole
illustrated by Qin Leng

Sign Up Here

A story about friendship

by (author) Kathryn Cole
illustrated by Qin Leng

That Uh-oh Feeling

A story about touch

by (author) Kathryn Cole
illustrated by Qin Leng

Happy Birthday, Alice Babette

by (author) Monica Kulling
illustrated by Qin Leng

Harry and Walter

by (author) Kathy Stinson
illustrated by Qin Leng

A Walk on the Shoreline

by (author) Rebecca Hainnu
illustrated by Qin Leng

Fifteen Dollars and Thirty-five Cents

A story about choices

by (author) Kathryn Cole
illustrated by Qin Leng

Kamik's First Sled

by (author) Matilda Sulurayok
illustrated by Qin Leng

Song for a Summer Night

by (author) Robert Heidbreder
illustrated by Qin Leng

Reptile Flu

A story about communication

by (author) Kathryn Cole
illustrated by Qin Leng

Never Give Up

A story about self-esteem

by (author) Kathryn Cole
illustrated by Qin Leng

And What If I Won't?

by (author) Maureen Fergus
illustrated by Qin Leng

Not Just Another Princess Story

by (author) Sheri Radford
illustrated by Qin Leng

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

by (author) Chieri Uegaki
illustrated by Qin Leng

Norman, Speak!

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Qin Leng

Iglarnaqtut!

Things that make us laugh!

by (author) Tocasie Burke
edited by Jeela Palluq-Cloutier
illustrated by Qin Leng

Nala's Magical Mitsiaq

A Story of Inuit Adoption (Inuktitut)

by (author) Jennifer Noah
illustrated by Qin Leng

History of Just About Everything, A

180 Events, People and Inventions That Changed the World

by (author) Elizabeth MacLeod & Frieda Wishinsky
illustrated by Qin Leng

The Best Thing About Kindergarten

by (author) Jennifer Lloyd
illustrated by Qin Leng

Kamik

An Inuit Puppy Story

by (author) Donald Uluadluak
illustrated by Qin Leng

The Stone Hatchlings

illustrated by Qin Leng
by (author) Sarah Tsiang

Dear Baobab

by (author) Cheryl Foggo
illustrated by Qin Leng

Dogs Don't Eat Jam

by (author) Sarah Tsiang
illustrated by Qin Leng

Flock of Shoes

by (author) Sarah Tsiang
illustrated by Qin Leng

Flock of Shoes, A

by (author) Sarah Tsiang
illustrated by Qin Leng