François Thisdale’s work blends traditional drawing and painting with digital imagery using collage, acrylic, watercolour, and computer manipulation. He is the illustrator of The Stamp Collector, which is on the International Board on Books for Young People’s Honor List. He has also won a Notable Books for a Global Society Award, the TD Children’s Book Award, and the Crystal Kite Award. François’ books have been finalists for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award, and the Willow Awards. François lives in Montreal, Quebec.
Tara also contributed to the books A World of Kindness (2018) and A World of Mindfulness (2020) in collaboration with other Pajama Press illustrators.