KAZENBROOT, Nelly




Author Tags: Illustration, Kidlit & Young Adult

Nelly Kazenbroot moved west to Qualicum Beach when she was nine. She attended Malaspina College and the University of Victoria, has won BC Arts Festival Awards for her paintings and has been commissioned to write lyrics for a group of children's songs and a choral work. She lives in Nanaimo, BC, with her husband, writer Stephen Guppy, and their two children. For her children's books, she has based her characters Googol and Googolplex on Lego characters she created long ago.

DATE OF BIRTH: 1960

PLACE OF BIRTH: North York, Ontario

ARRIVAL IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: 1969

ANCESTRAL BACKGROUND: Dutch

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: visual artist, lyricist

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Wild Life (poems). Windsor: Netherlandic, 1995

Down the Chimney with Googol and Googolplex (children's fiction, with interior illustrations by the author). Victoria: Orca Books, 2005

Under the Sea with Googol and Googolplex (children's fiction, with interior illustrations by the author). Victoria: Orca Books, 2006

Over the Rainbow with Googol and Googolplex (children's fiction, with interior illustrations by the author). Orca Books, 2006.

[BCBW 2006] "Kidlit" "Illustration"