Our last meeting of the year is on Monday, May 25th at 7:30 pm, at the Nellie McClung Library at Cedar Hill Rd. & McKenzie Ave. (back entrance, library is closed). Chris Tougas, a writer-illustrator with nine children's books to his name, will be speaking.
For the last 10 years Chris has worked as both a concept developer and character designer for film, television and new media companies such as Disney, Warner Brothers, Universal, Sesame Workshop, Bardel Entertainment, Animation Lab, Nelvana, Fox and many others.
Chris' recent book Mechanimals has been nominated for the BC Chocolate Lilly and the Saskatchewan Willow award. It was runner up for best illustrated book by the Canadian Library Association and won the Alcuin Award for excellence in book design and the City of Victoria's Bolen Book award.
Chris has several new picture books in development. You can check out his blog at http://christougas.blogspot.com/