About Paul

My Bio

Paul Harbridge is the author of the picture book Helena’s Voyage (O-Books), and several published short stories, including When the Moon Comes (Tundra Books/Penguin Random House), which won the Muskoka Magazine short story contest. A graduate of the University of Toronto, he works as a speech-language pathologist with adults with developmental disabilities. He and his wife Isabel live in Etobicoke, Ontario and are the proud parents of Daniel and Helena. Paul grew up in Muskoka and feels he carries the lakes and forests in his heart wherever he goes.

Awards
WHEN THE MOON COMES (2017 Penguin Random House Release)

Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award: WINNER 2018

The Maine Children’s Choice Picture Book Award: NOMINEE 2019

USBBY-CBC Outstanding International Trade Book: SELECTION 2018

Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award: AWARD WINNER 2018

Governor General’s Literary Awards – Children’s Literature – Illustration: SHORTLIST 2017

TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award: SHORTLIST 2018