Barbara Reid


Barbara Reid’s stunning plasticine illustrations and amazing stories have made her a household name for many. She is a member of the Order of Canada and has received every major Canadian children’s book award, including the Governor General’s Award. In 2015 she was named Honorary Chair of Family Literacy Day, and her books have been distributed in literary programs across Canada. Picture the Sky is her latest book and is a companion piece to Picture a Tree. In it, Reid encourages everyone to not take the everyday for granted and to see the magic in the world.