Author Archives: Werner Zimmermann

Sketch of Bear & Christmas sweater

I’m about to start painting the new book for the fall.  Sketches are done and approved and now a new level of work starts: painting.  It’s a bit scary to start since I’m never really sure if it is going … Continue reading

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If Beavers built Christmas trees….the TEAM

I got silly with my pencils this evening.

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Sorry, It’s been a while…

I haven’t been keeping this site up to date, and for that I apologize. You see, I’ve been busy teaching and drawing and now working on a new book with Quilliam and friends. I’ll be posting more in the next … Continue reading

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Winners of Contest for Day in School and Visit to a Class

Congratulations to students at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Mount Forest! They are the winners of the draw for a free full day in the school with me!     Draw was held at the Bookshelf Cinema on Saturday December … Continue reading

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Winning Video and School Visit Draw at Guelph’s Bookshelf Cinema Sat.Dec.13 at 2 p.m.

Come join me this Saturday for a special event at the Bookshelf Cinema in Guelph. We’ll be showing the winning video of a contest for the schools of Wellington County.  Entries for a visit to a class singing “Dashing Through … Continue reading

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BEST Porcupine Decorated Tree from Public Libraries across Canada??

Public libraries across Canada were invited by Scholastic to decorate a porcupine tree.  This is just a small selection of some of the entries.  So hard to chose the best. Contest is still open.  A Porcupine in a Pine Tree … Continue reading

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Winner of Day in a School Chosen but MIA!

Last night I drew the name of the person who’s school I will be visiting for a day in 2013.  However I haven’t been able to contact her.  If anyone knows who’s school Nicole Abrams child or children attend, please … Continue reading

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Guelph & Area: Give your school a present: an Author Illustrator visit!

Over the years of writing and illustrating children’s books I’ve been fortunate to visit schools and libraries across Canada and into the high Arctic.  Yet sometimes the places closest to home get left out. Because I believe strongly not only … Continue reading

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Farmer Joe Returns

Nancy Wilcox Richards and I are happy to announce the return of Farmer Joe!  Reprinted by Scholastic in a new exciting format, the books are now available online and at your favorite book store.  Stay tuned for Farmer Joe fun … Continue reading

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West Coast and beyond!

As I’m writing this at the Middle Beach Lodge in Tofino, waves  are breaking over rocks outside my window and  a receding tide is showing a beautiful beach below.  A crow sits in the branches  of a tree waiting for … Continue reading

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