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Esperança Melo

Esperança Melo is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Animation Program and has completed an honors degree in graphic design from George Brown College. She has illustrated and designed several children’s books and loves working in various art forms and media, including sculpting in papiermâché. Esperança co-illustrated Drumheller Dinosaur Dance (Kids Can), which was awarded the 2005 Blue Spruce Award and the 2006 Chocolate Lily Award. Esperança was born in the Azores and now lives in Millbrook, Ontario.

Books by Esperança Melo

Love You More Read-Along

by (author) Susan Musgrave
illustrated by Esperança Melo
read by Christian Down

More Blueberries! Read-Along

by (author) Susan Musgrave
illustrated by Esperança Melo
read by Heather Gould

More Blueberries!

by (author) Susan Musgrave
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Our Flag

The Story of Canada's Maple Leaf

by (author) Ann-Maureen Owens & Jane Yealland
illustrated by Bill Slavin & Esperança Melo

Love You More

by (author) Susan Musgrave
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Mister Dash and the Cupcake Calamity

by (author) Monica Kulling
illustrated by Esperança Melo

JoJo the Giant

by (author) Jane Barclay
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Merci Mister Dash!

by (author) Monica Kulling
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Quick Knits

by (author) Judy Ann Sadler
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Drumheller Dinosaur Dance

by (author) Robert Heidbreder
illustrated by Bill Slavin & Esperança Melo

Jumbo Book of Needlecrafts, The

by (author) Judy Ann Sadler, Gwen Blakley Kinsler, Jackie Young & Biz Storms
illustrated by Esperança Melo, June Bradford & Jane Kurisu

Crocheting

by (author) Gwen Blakley Kinsler & Jackie Young
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Knitting

by (author) Judy Ann Sadler
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Native Crafts

Inspired by North America’s First Peoples

by (author) Maxine Trottier
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Traditions amérindiennes

by (author) Maxine Trottier
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Making Memory Books

by (author) Amanda Lewis
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Lettering

Make Your Own Cards, Signs, Gifts and More

by (author) Amanda Lewis
illustrated by Esperança Melo

Get Started: Stamp Collecting for Canadian Kids

Stamp Collecting for Canadian Kids

by (author) Elizabeth MacLeod
illustrated by Bill Slavin & Esperança Melo