kids encyclopedia robot

Ann Blades facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

Ann Blades (born November 16, 1947) is a Canadian illustrator, writer and educator.

She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She earned a teaching certificate from the University of British Columbia in 1970. In 1974, she graduated in nursing from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Blades taught school in a number of isolated communities in British Columbia.

Her first book Mary of Mile 18, published in 1971, received the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award. It was followed by A Boy of Taché in 1973. Mary of Mile 18 was made into a film by the National Film Board of Canada. Her illustrations were included in an exhibition "Canada at Bologna" at the 1990 Bologna Children's Book Fair in Italy.

Selected works

kids search engine
Ann Blades Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.