Wallace Edwards

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Edwards at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival in 2015

Wallace Edwards is a Canadian illustrator and writer who won the 2002 Governor General's Award for children's book illustration recognizing Alphabeasts.[1] He is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art.

On October 16, 2007 Wallace Edwards was nominated for the Governor General's Award for illustrating The Painted Circus.[2]To date,[when?] Edwards has both written and illustrated five published books, of which three have been nominated for this, Canada's most prestigious literary award.


As writer and illustrator

  • Alphabeasts
  • The painted circus : P.T. Vermin presents a mesmerizing menagerie of trickery and illusion guaranteed to beguile and bamboozle the beholder! (Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2007), LCCN 2010-497053
  • Uncle Wally's Old Brown Shoe (Vancouver: Orca Book Publishers, 2012)
  • Unnatural Selections (Orca, 2014)
  • What is Peace? (Peace Quest, 2016)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Winners of the 2002 Governor General's Literary Awards". Canada Council for the Arts (canadacouncil.ca). 2002. Archived from the original on 26 May 2009. Retrieved 28 March 2010.
  2. ^ "2007 Finalists - Children's Literature (illustration)". Canada Council for the Arts. 2007. Archived from the original on 9 June 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2010.

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