Scot Ritchie

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Scot Ritchie

Author, Illustrator
Vancouver, BC
Genres

Non-fiction, Picture books

Biography

Scot Ritchie is an award winning writer and illustrator who lives in Vancouver. He has written 8 children's books and illustrated over 50. 

Scot has worked with the National Film Board of Canada and exhibited at the National Gallery of Canada.His book “Let’s Go!’ (written by Lizann Flatt) was chosen as the give-away Book of the Year by the TD Bank and the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.Scot was chosen as artist of the year by British Columbia Library Association for their Summer Reading Club.'Follow that Map!' was nominated for the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non Fiction.

He has been fortunate enough to work with publishers in England, Australia, the United States and Korea.

Most recently he was a judge for the Governor General's Literary Awards (in children's illustration).Scot loves to travel and is often able to pack up his mini office (laptop, scanner, pencil and paper) and visit cities around the world to work.