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Dragon scale props built in a workshop with Lee Edward Fodi.
 

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For all the latest highlights and photos about Lee Edward Födi's projects, travels, and workshops, visit his official blog.

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Kendra Kandlestar and the Box of Whispers
chosen for Vancouver Reading Lights

SEPTEMBER 2016
Lee Edward Födi's Kendra Kandlestar and the Box of Whispers was chosen to be one of the books featured in Phase 2 of the Reading Lights program. Reading Lights is a program in which plaques featuring children’s books by BC authors and illustrators are installed on lamp posts near parks, playgrounds, schools, and libraries throughout the city of Vancouver to offer children exciting and unexpected encounters.

Reading Lights is a collaborative project of Vancouver Public Library and the Children’s Writers and Illustrators of B.C. Society. The first set of twenty Reading Lights plaques were installed in January 2016.

Find out more here.

 
       
 

Lee Edward Födi to present at
2016 Packaging Your Imagination conference

AUGUST 2016
Lee Edward Födi will be presenting at CANSCAIP's 2016 Packaging Your Imagination Conference in Toronto, Canada.

Find out more here.

 
       
 

Lee Edward Födi chosen as illustrator for the
2016 BC Summer Reading Club

JANUARY 2016
Lee Edward Födi has been chosen to be the official illustrator for the BC Library's 2016 summer reading club! The theme is Book a Trip.

Find out more here.

Steampunk book.  
       
 

Kendra Kandlestar listed in Best Books
for Kids & Teens 2015

NOVEMBER 2015
The fifth and final book in the Kendra Kandlestar series has been listed in the Canadian Children's Book Centre's top books for the 2015 fall season. That means a complete run for the entire series; all five now books have now been selected!

Find out more at www.bookcentre.ca.

 
 

New Kendra Kandlestar book
—and it's absolutely FREE

OCTOBER 2015
Kendra Kandlestar: Legends & Lore has just been released as a free download for all digital platforms. This companion book to the Kendra Kandlestar series explores some of the history, mythology, and culture of the Land of Een and is a must-read for Kendra Kandlestar fans.

Check out the links for your favorite digital provider here.

Kendra Kandlestar: Legends & Lore from the Land of Een  
       
 

Lee Edward Födi on CBC radio

FEBRUARY 2015
Check out an interview with Lee Edward Födi on CBC radio's North by Northwest by clicking here.

 

North by Northwest.  
 

Lee Edward Födi chosen
for 2015 TD Book Week Tour

AUGUST 2014
Lee Edward Födi is among the chosen authors selected for the TD Canadian Children's Book Week 2015. He is touring schools in seven different cities in Ontario, Canada, from May 2-9, 2015.

 
       
 

Artwork from I'll Follow the Moon
on display at the Beatty Biodiversity Museum

JUNE 2014
Prints of three pieces for I'll Follow the Moon, written by Stephanie Lisa Tara and illustrated by Lee Edward Födi in watercolor, are on display at the Beatty Dioversity Museum at the University of British Columbia.

 
 

Kendra Kandlestar nominated
for Chocolate Lily Award

MAY 2014
Kendra Kandlestar and the Box of Whispers
has been shortlisted for the Chocolate Lily Award.

 
       
 

Kendra Kandlestar original artwork
on display at YVR

JANUARY 2014
Original artwork from Kendra Kandlestar and the Box of Whispers is currently on display at the Vancouver International Airport, as part of an exhibit featuring local children's illustrators. The display includes the original black-and-white cover art for the book, plus two pieces featuring fan-favorite characters Honest Oki and Winter Woodsong.