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Antonia Banyard

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Antonia Banyard writes for adults and children. She has written one novel for adults, three books of non-fiction for middle readers, and two board books. Her next book will be published in Spring 2021.

She has a BA (University of Victoria) and a MPhil (University of Queensland), both in Creative Writing.

She has worked in book publishing and/or graphic design for 20-plus years. As a child, she emigrated from Zambia to Canada, and currently lives in BC.
Available For
School and library presentations, small or large groups

Writing workshops
Publications
City Bugs, board book (Annick Press, 2018)

City Critters, board book (Annick Press, 2018)

Eat Up! An Infographic Exploration of Food, co-authored with Paula Ayer, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich, (Annick Press, 2017)

Water Wow! An Infographic Exploration, co-authored with Paula Ayer, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich, (Annick Press, 2016)

Never Going Back (Thistledown, 2010)

Dangerous Crossings!, middle reader non-fiction (Annick Press, 2007)
Awards
Eat Up:
Honorable Mention, Greek Book Festival Award
Starred Selection, Best Books for Kids & Teens, CCBC
Nominated, 2018 Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
Nominated, 2018 Red Cedar Non-Fiction Award

Water Wow:
Winner, American Institute of Physics Science Communication Award
Winner, Green Book Festival Award
Winner, EUREKA! Nonfiction Children’s Book Awards, California Reading Association
Starred Selection, Best Books for Kids & Teens, CCBC
Honor Book, Skipping Stones magazine
Nominated, 2017 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction, CCBC
Nominated, 2017 Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
Nominated, 2018 Red Cedar Non-Fiction Award

Never Going Back:
Nominated, 2013 One Book One Kootenay

Dangerous Crossings!
Nominated, 2008 Red Maple Award
Canadian Children’s Book Centre selection
Other Memberships
The Writer's Union of Canada
CWILL BC
Canadian Children's Book Centre

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