Christopher Canyon

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About Christopher Canyon: His talents as a critically acclaimed picturebook illustrator—as well as an accomplished singer, guitarist and performer—makes Christopher Canyon a unique presence in the world of children's literature. Whether he is illustrating fiction, non-fiction, poetry or songs, his ever-changing styles capture the "visual voice" that bring his award-winning books to life for children of all ages.

A life-long Ohioan with many picturebooks to his name, he is best-known for his
brilliantly adapted and illustrated books of beloved songs by the late singer-songwriter,
John Denver. Christopher Canyon lives in the historic neighborhood of German Village,
in Columbus, Ohio.

For more about Christopher Canyon, visit his website.

Christopher Canyon's School Visits & Speaking Engagements: Combining art and music, Christopher and Jeanette Canyon's school visits promote the joys of reading, literature, and the arts. The goal is to inspire and nurture a life-long celebration of personal expression, gaining knowledge of the world, and sharing our creativity in positive ways with others. Audience: Youth. Please visit this link for more about Christopher and Jeanette Canyon's speaking.



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WONDERFUL NATURE, WONDERFUL YOU (2017): Nature can be a great teacher, reminding us to do things at our own pace, meet challenges, and trust ourselves. This book explores lessons from nature and finds their relevance to all of us. Fascinating facts are gracefully woven together with inspiration and natural beauty through the art of Christopher Canyon. (Ages 4-8)

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Buckeye Book Fair
November 2, 2019
9:30 to 4:00
Fisher Auditorium Wooster, Ohio
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