Esperança Melo is a graduate of the Sheridan College Animation Programme and a Graphic Design honours graduate from George Brown College. She has illustrated and designed many children’s books and loves working in various art forms. Drumheller Dinosaur Dance, which Esperança co-illustrated with Bill Slavin, won the 2005 Blue Spruce Award in Ontario and the 2006 Chocolate Lily Award in B.C. This year, her illustrated picture book, JoJo the Giant, is nominated for the Blue Spruce Award.
Years Participated: 2013