Jan Dolby

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Jan Dolby

Illustrator
Stouffville, ON
Awards

Rainforest of Reading - Montserrat (Winner, 2015)

Rainforest of Reading Nominee (Short-listed, 2014)

Ontario Library Association's Best Bets Top 10 (2014)

Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre (2013)

Genres

Beginning Readers, Board Books, Early chapter books, Graphic Novels, Middle Years Fiction (Hi-Lo) (Ages 10-14), Picture books

Biography

Jan is an internationally published children's illustrator.  She creates her illustrations using acrylic paint, watercolour, graphite and marker mixed with the addition of Photoshop and Illustrator.  The whimsicalness and her use of bright colours stems from her love of animation and children's literature. 

Jan was born in St. John's Newfoundland and raised in Ontario.  She studied Fine Art and Business at The University of Guelph.

Jan works out of her Pink Suitcase Studio located north of Toronto in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville.