Ashley Spires

Ashley Spires has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and a Graduate Diploma in Illustration from Sheridan College. In addition to her illustration, Ashley has founded Chicken Tika Creations, which sells her hand-make felt creations across Canada. The felt finger puppets that inspired Penguin and the Cupcake are available at her website Ashley was the illustrator of A Bloom of Friendship: The Story of the Canadian Tulip Festival, which was nominated  for the Silver Birch Award, the Hackmatack Children's Choice Award and the 2007 Red Cedar Award. She was a featured illustrator for the BC Libraries Summer Reading Club in 2006. 


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