Author & Illustrator

Marijke Simons

Marijke Simons was born in Amsterdam in 1952 and two years later immigrated with her parents to Montreal. In 1988 she set up a small teaching studio, where she continues to teach art to children. She has illustrated a number of books, including Who’s a Scaredy-Cat! by Joan Payzant, and she wrote and illustrated The Flying Squirrel Stowaways and Jigs and Reels: a Cruise in Maritime Waters. Marijke lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Most Recent Book
A Halifax Time-Travelling Tune book

"About" via Orca Fall 2018 catalog

picture Books

travel · community · history · time
A Halifax Time-Travelling Tune
nature · home · animals · bedtime
The Flying Squirrel Stowaways


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