25th Trillium Award

Barbara Reid to be Appointed to the Order of Ontario

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Open Book congratulates illustrator and author Barbara Reid on her appointment to the Order of Ontario. A life-long resident of Toronto, Barbara is being honoured for all she has done to inspire young readers to express their creativity and develop a love of reading.

Her books and illustrations, in particular her signature use of plasticine, have earned her countless young fans as well as international acclaim. Barbara can often be found giving workshops to children in schools and libraries to help encourage early literacy.

Thank you, Barbara, for your incredible support of Ontario's young readers!

Barbara Reid will be appointed to the Order of Ontario on January 26th. For more information, please visit the Province of Ontario website.

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