Kevin Sylvester - Author/Illustrator

Kevin Sylvester is the bestselling author of Sports Hall of Weird. He is also a reporter, radio sports host, producer and documentary-maker, as well as an illustrator.

He has a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and English (with a minor in Latin) from St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto, and is working on a degree in Fine Arts at the Ontario College of Art and Design. He has also worked for over a decade with CBC National Radio Sports.

Kevin lives in Toronto with his wife, Laura, and daughters Erin and Emily.

Don't Touch That Toad and Other Strange Things Adults Tell You

2012 - Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award, Winner
2012 - Silver Birch Nonfiction Award, Ontario Library Association, Winner
2011 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

Gold Medal for Weird

2009 - Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association, Winner
2007 - Diamond Willow Award, Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice, Short-listed
2007 - Junior Library Guild Premier Selection, Winner

Sports Hall of Weird

2007 - Alberta Children's Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award, Short-listed
2006 - Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association, Winner