Kathryn E. Shoemaker

British Columbia

Kathryn E. Shoemaker is the illustrator of more than 40 books for children and the author of four books for teachers. She has broad experience as an art teacher, curriculum specialist, filmmaker, fund raiser and as a event designer. She teaches children’s literature at the University of British Columbia. Most recently, she has illustrated Irene N. Watts’ graphic novel, Seeking Refuge, a sequel to Good Bye Marianne. According to Publisher’s Weekly, Shoemaker’s “quiet, silvery-penciled panels soften this Holocaust narrative.” For more information on the novel, see Irene N. Watts.