Top 20 Children's Author celebrities in Canada

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Children's Author celebrities [Updated June 5, 2023].

1. Gabrielle Roy

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Gabrielle Roy was born on March 22, 1909 in Canada.
Her 1954 novel, Alexandre Chenevert, is regarded as one of the most important Canadian works of psychological realism.

2. Kenneth Oppel

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Kenneth Oppel was born on August 31, 1967 in Canada.
His novel, Airborn, won the Governor General's Award in 2004.

3. Jon Klassen

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Jon Klassen was born on November 29, 1981 in Winnipeg, Canada.
Prior to beginning his career as an author, he worked as an animator on major films like Kung Fu Panda and Coraline.

4. Gordon Korman

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Gordon Korman was born on October 23, 1963 in Montreal, Canada.
In a career spanning more than three decades, he sold more than seventeen million copies of his books.

5. Eric Walters

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Eric Walters was born on March 3, 1957 in Toronto, Canada.
In 2013, he received the Children's Africana Book Award for his novel The Matatu. He was presented the award at a ceremony at the Smithsonian museum in Washington, D.C.

6. Tiffany Poirier

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Tiffany Poirier was born on March 20, 1980 in Canada.
She has contributed educational articles to publications like The Tyee and Synergy Magazine.

7. Eleanor Coerr

Eleanor Coerr was born on May 29, 1922 in Canada.
Her Japanese childhood best friend inspired her enduring interest in Japanese culture and history, which, in turn, eventually led her to write her most famous literary work.

8. Dominique Demers

Dominique Demers was born on November 23, 1956 in Canada.
In 1987, she won the Judith-Jasmin Award for her work as a journalist.

9. Sarah Ellis

Sarah Ellis was born on May 19, 1952 in Vancouver, Canada.
She received the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize, and the IODE Violet Downey Award, among other literary honors.

10. Paulette Bourgeois

Paulette Bourgeois was born on July 20, 1951 in Canada.
She was inducted into the Order of Canada in 2003.

11. Dare Wright

Dare Wright was born on December 3, 1914 in Canada.
Her only book written for adults, Ocracoke in The Fifties, as well as another children's book, Make Me Real, were released after her death.

12. Elise Gravel

Elise Gravel was born on January 10, 1977 in Montreal, Canada.
She has written more than 30 books and her work has been translated into more than a dozen languages. Her first major award was the Mister Christie's Book Award in 2005.

13. Kit Pearson

Kit Pearson was born on April 30, 1947 in Edmonton, Canada.
She won the 1996 the Governor General's Award for Awake and Dreaming.