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Animals and nature - illustration by Celia GodkinWolf Island by Celia GodkinPet portraits by Celia Godkin

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Dragonflies are Amazing! by Marie Powell; Scholastic Canada, 2007. Copyright: Scholastic Canada LtdFire! by Celia Godkin; Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006Botanical Art by Celia Godkin

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book2When the Giant Stirred by Celia Godkin; Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2002Black and white illustrationbook1

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Contact Celia Godkin - freelance illustrator

Celia Godkin
Freelance Illustrator


If you'd like to contact Celia about her work, she may be reached in care of The Writer's Union of Canada.

Celia Godkin

Celia has enjoyed a number of complimentary and overlapping careers, including work as a biologist, a teacher of studio arts and an author and illustrator of children’s natural science books.

She has hundreds of published illustrations to her credit, in trade and educational books, scientific journals and children’s books. Her work has been reproduced on zoo signs, exhibits at the Royal Ontario Museum and coins issued by the Royal Canadian Mint.

Celia specializes in naturalistic images of plants and animals. She is happy to accept private commissions for botanical art and animal portraits, as well as editorial work intended for publication.