While making his living fighting forest fires in B.C., artist and musician Kevin Easthope, born and raised in Williams Lake, illustrated Dipnetting with Dad (Caitlin, 2014) which won the Gold Medal for Moonbeam Award's Best First Picture Book. The Moonbeam Children's Book Awards are an international award for children's books published in English or Spanish. Easthope obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts from UBC Okanagan. Dipnetting with Dad, with text by Willie Sellars, is his first book. He also illustrated the follow-up title by Willie Sellars, Hockey with Dad (Caitlin $19.95).


Dipnetting with Dad by Willie Sellars (Caitlin 2014) $16.95 978-1-927575-53-6

Hockey with Dad by Willie Sellars (Caitlin, 2021) $19.95 978-1-98791-580-8.

[BCBW 2021]