Ellie Arscott has been painting and illustrating for over 20 years. Her debut picture book Night Walk (by Sara O'Leary, Groundwood Books, 2021) won the 2021 SCBWI Canada East Crystal Kite Award. She's currently illustrating her second picture book with Second Story Press coming in 2022. When not illustrating children's books, Ellie works on her Girls Stand Tall portrait project https://www.facebook.com/GirlsStandTall/ ), and painting scenery for theatre companies including The National Ballet of Canada. Ellie is a Sheridan College Interpretive Illustration graduate.