Illustrator and Writer
|Age Levels:||5-10 and 11-13|
|Will Travel:||< 500 miles|
|SCBWI Profile:||Member Profile|
AIDAN CASSIE is the author-illustrator of FSG/Macmillan).Little Juniper Makes it Big and, The Word for Friend (
Aidan got her BFA while studying visual communication and animation at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and later at the Edinburgh College of Art. She loved making her characters come alive in her animated film, , but Aidan soon returned to her first love; writing and illustrating books for children (which require 5,368 less drawings than a 6 minute film).
Aidan lives on a small island in the Salish Sea with her wee family, and giant dog.
- Making and Editing Picture Books
- Ideas for Coming up with... Ideas
- Character Design
- Her own struggle as a young reader/speller, and her path to storytelling