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Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith was born in rural Nova Scotia and has been drawing from an early age. Since graduating from NSCAD University, he has illustrated multiple children’s books, including the highly acclaimed wordless picture book Sidewalk Flowers, conceived by Jon Arno Lawson, which won a Governor General’s Award, was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book and has been long-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal. He is also the illustrator of Grant and Tillie Go Walking by Monica Kulling and The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart, both highly acclaimed. Sydney has received a number of other awards for his illustrations, including the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration. He now lives in Toronto and works in a shared studio space in Chinatown.

Books by Sydney Smith

It's Up to Us

Building a Brighter Future for Nature, People & Planet (The Children's Terra Carta)

by (author) His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales & Christopher Lloyd
illustrated by Peter Sís, Harmony Becker, Raúl Colón, Barry Falls, Luisa Uribe, Gunnella, Fotini Tikkou, Murat Kalkavan, Poonam Mistry, Estelí Meza, Mehrdokht Amini, Sydney Smith, Vanina Starkoff, Wesley Bedrosian, Nick Hayes, Gwen Keraval, Nick Sharratt, Isol, Blak Douglas, Ye Luying, Sally Deng, Owen Davey, Su Jung Jang, Paolo Domeniconi, Victoria Fomini, Reza Dalvand, Musa Omusi, Leah Marie Dorion, Liên and Quang, Komiko Horibe, Rutu Modan, Stuart Armstrong & Sally Caulwell

Canada Year by Year - Revised Edition

by (author) Elizabeth MacLeod
illustrated by Sydney Smith

I Talk Like a River

by (author) Jordan Scott
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Small in the City

by (author) Sydney Smith

Knock About with the Fitzgerald-Trouts

by (author) Esta Spalding
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Smoot

A Rebellious Shadow

by (author) Michelle Cuevas
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Town Is by the Sea

by (author) Joanne Schwartz
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Canada Year by Year

by (author) Elizabeth MacLeod
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts

by (author) Esta Spalding
illustrated by Sydney Smith

The White Cat and the Monk

A Retelling of the Poem “Pangur Bán”

by (author) Jo Ellen Bogart
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Mabel Murple

by (author) Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Toes in My Nose

And Other Poems

by (author) Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Grant and Tillie Go Walking

by (author) Monica Kulling
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Sidewalk Flowers

by (author) Jonarno Lawson
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Music is for Everyone

by (author) Jill Barber
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Flight of the Griffons

by (author) Kate Inglis
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Jewel of the Thames

by (author) Angela Misri
illustrated by Sydney Smith

There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen (pb)

by (author) Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Pit Pony

The Picture Book

by (author) Joyce Barkhouse & Janet Barkhouse
illustrated by Sydney Smith

There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen

by (author) Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Mabel Murple (pb)

by (author) Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Mabel Murple hc

by (author) Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Sydney Smith

Dread Crew

Pirates of the Backwoods

by (author) Kate Inglis
illustrated by Sydney Smith