Paul Covello

By I Value Canadian Stories

Season One of a new series highlighting the work, the creative habits and unique perspectives of Canadian children and young adult authors. Listen in as 15 unique writers talk about what sparks their imaginations, tips for young authors and their take on the Canadian narrative.

Paul Covello is an author, illustrator and designer best known for his collection of board books dedicated to things Canadian: “I Am a Beaver”, “I Am a Polar Bear” and “Canada ABC”. In this conversation, we discuss his writing, his illustration work and how all of that comes together in some of the best-loved books for younger children.

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