Ruth Ohi

Ruth Ohi

Ruth Ohi has illustrated more than sixty children’s books — several of which she has also written, including Choose Kindness, Friends for Real (written by Ted Staunton), No Help Wanted!, the Fox and Squirrel series and Scribble. Her books have been nominated for many prestigious awards, including the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award, Mr. Christie’s Book Award, the Chocolate Lily Award, the Shining Willow Award, the Blue Spruce Award and the Governor General’s Award. She lives with her family in Toronto, Ontario. Visit her online at

Ruth Ohi is published by Groundwood Books Scholastic

What to read

Choose Kindness by Ruth Ohi, 2021
Blanket by Ruth Ohi, 2022
We Belong Here by Ruth Ohi, 2023

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