Author & Illustrator

Cale Atkinson


Cale Atkinson is an illustrator/writer/animator currently residing in Kelowna Canada. He claims to love tea more than sleep, which makes sense when you realize how many projects and clients he’s dealing with on a regular basis. With creative storytelling and engaging illustrations, Cale’s work has earned awards like Buzzfeed 17 Most Beautiful Books 2015, Ontario Library Association Best Bets Top 10 2015, and CBC Children’s Choice Award Finalist 2016. Cale recently spent a month in Portugal, and you can see his incredible Lisbon-inspired art on his Twitter account where he regularly updates his followers as to his coming adventures and works.

Snow Day for Groot!
Monsters 101
Peter and the Tree Children
I Got You a Present!
Unicorns 101
First Day of Groot!
Sir Simon: Super Scarer
Police Officers in My Community
Off & Away
Night Night, Groot
Harrison P. Spader, Personal Space Invader
Where Oliver Fits

Most Popular Cale Atkinson Books

    Night Night, Groot
    Cale Atkinson, Brendan Deneen
    First Day of Groot!
    Brendan Deneen, Cale Atkinson
    Snow Day for Groot!
    Brendan Deneen, Cale Atkinson
    Where Oliver Fits
    Cale Atkinson
    Sir Simon: Super Scarer
    Cale Atkinson
    Little Red Riding Sheep
    Linda Ravin Lodding, Cale Atkinson

Book Stats


All Cale Atkinson Books

2020Snow Day for Groot!Brendan Deneen32
2020Monsters 101Cale Atkinson32
2020Peter and the Tree ChildrenPeter Wohlleben40
2020I Got You a Present!Mike Erskine-Kellie, Susan McLennan32
2019Unicorns 101Cale Atkinson32
2019First Day of Groot!Brendan Deneen32
2018Sir Simon: Super ScarerCale Atkinson48
2018Police Officers in My CommunityGina Bellisario24
2018Off & AwayCale Atkinson48
2018Night Night, GrootBrendan Deneen30
2018Harrison P. Spader, Personal Space InvaderChristianne C. Jones32
2017Where Oliver FitsCale Atkinson40
2017Little Red Riding SheepLinda Ravin Lodding40
2016The Day Santa Stopped Believing in HaroldMaureen Fergus32
2016Maxwell the Monkey BarberCale Atkinson32
2016Explorers of the WildCale Atkinson40
2016If I Had a GryphonVikki VanSickle32
2015To the SeaCale Atkinson48
2013Let's Meet a VeterinarianGina Bellisario24
2013Let's Meet a Police OfficerGina Bellisario24


Brendan Deneen
Linda Ravin Lodding
Gina Bellisario
Peter Wohlleben
Vikki VanSickle
Mike Erskine-Kellie
Susan McLennan
Maureen Fergus
Christianne C. Jones

Book Dedications by Cale Atkinson

  • To my parents for always spoiling me with the perfect presents growing up
    I Got You a Present!
  • Dedicated to anyone who feels invisible and any whale that needs to get back to the sea.
    To the Sea