Erica Fyvie - Author


Erica was raised by her parents, yes, but also by the books of Judy Blume, Beverly Cleary and Norma Klein. She attended the University of Guelph, earning a bachelor’s degree in English and drama. She received her master’s degree from York University in film.#From there, she was a script editor for a production company that specialized in children’s films, and an editor in educational publishing.#Erica lives in Toronto with her family, including two beloved pets: Marzipan and Clover.


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    2022 - Yellow Cedar Award, Ontario Library Association, Nominee

    2022 - Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction, The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC), Short-Listed

    2022 - Red Cedar Book Award, The Young Readers’ Choice Awards Society of British Columbia, Short-Listed

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    2019 - Best Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street College, Outstanding Merit Selection

    2019 - Children's and Young Adults' Book Awards -, International Literacy Association, Winner

    2019 - Intermediate Nonfiction Category, The Nature Generation, Winner

    2019 - Green Earth Book Award, Children's Nonfiction Category, WSRA Children’s Literature Committee, Listed

    2019 - Just One More Page! Recommendation List, AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books, Finalist

    2019 - Middle Grades Science Book Award, Canadian Children's Book Centre Awards, Finalist

    2019 - Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction, Ontario Library Association, Nominated

    2019 - Red Maple Nonfiction Award, Skipping Stones Magazine, Winner

    2018 - Skipping Stones Honor List, The Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

    2018 - Best Books for Kids and Teens, California Reading Association, Honor Book

    2018 - Eureka! Nonfiction Children’s Book Award, Fitzhenry Family Foundation, Short-listed

    2018 - Lane Anderson Award, Science Writers and Communicators of Canada, Short-listed

    - Youth Book Award, ,

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