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Storyteller, Illustrator and Photographer

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My Story

I am a writer, illustrator, photographer, videographer and mom based in Ontario, Canada. I'm inspired by the antics of all the fun kids in my life, and the amazing creatures who populate my pond and the forest behind my house. A goose is featured in my debut picture book, “Let’s Go, Goose-Goose!” You'll find butterflies and moths, frogs and birds, wolves and insects in "When Sun Met Moon" an ode to the once-in-a-lifetime event of a total solar eclipse. I'm never without a camera in my hand and a story in my imagination!



Let's Go, Goose-Goose!

It’s almost time to fly South for the winter but Goose-Goose doesn’t feel ready. Everything will be different! And scary! And new! So, he decides he just won’t go.


But when he finds himself in an unexpected situation, Goose-Goose discovers that when he leans on a friend and trusts his instincts, new can be pretty great.


Uh, oh! Here comes the snow!

Ready? Set? Let’s Go, Goose-Goose!

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Sir Steve and the Christmas Dragon

Santa's not the only one coming to town this Christmas!

When the Farmers' Parade of Lights is interrupted by a fearsome beast, one boy is brave enough to discover that there's more to this dragon than meets the eye...and ear.

A festive rhyming picture book for children that will have you humming Christmas carols and craving sweet treats.

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When Sun Met Moon

When a rare cosmic event brings day and night together, creatures unite to sing, dance, and celebrate new friendships.

An illustrated ode to the wonder of nature, and the unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience of a solar eclipse. 

2022 Rockwood Farmers' Parade of Lights 

Total Solar Eclipse - April 8, 2024

Vanessa Ireson

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