ABOUT PEGGY COLLINS

  • Peggy Collins is an award winning children’s author/illustrator/professor and mother of two, living in Newburgh, Ontario. She has illustrated over 35 books for children for clients domestically and internationally – including Red Deer Press, Fitzhenry and Whiteside, Simon and Shuster, Scholastic, Red Robin Books and more. 

    She has written and illustrated animated projects and interactive education apps for math concepts, indigenous history and education.
    Peggy is the Illustrator Coordinator for Canada East and a PAL member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). When she is not drawing, she can be found outside on her bike, exploring the river or watching the clouds.

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • As a teacher I am constantly exploring my own ways of working, trying new things and learning every day. I love it when a story moves me – and pushes my work in a new direction. 


    I work in all media – traditional, digital and sculpture.


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