The Fan Brothers
Brothers Eric Fan (left) and Terry Fan (right) received their formal art training at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto. Their work is a blend of traditional and contemporary techniques, using ink or graphite mixed with digital. The Night Gardener was their widely acclaimed debut picture book.
They are represented by Kirsten Hall, at Catbird Agency
Honours and Awards:
Junior Library Guild Award for The Night Gardener and The Darkest Dark.
Publishers Weekly starred reviews for The Night Gardener, The Darkest Dark, and The Antlered Ship.
Kirkus starred reviews for The Night Gardener, and The Antlered Ship.
"Heather's Pick" at Indigo Books for The Night Gardener and The Darkest Dark.
2016 Dilys Evans Founder's Award from the Society of Illustrators for The Night Gardener.
2017 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award for The Night Gardener.
Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Honour Book for The Darkest Dark.
2017 IODE Jean Throop Award for The Darkest Dark.
The Irma Simongton Black and James H. Black Award for The Night Gardener.
2017 Blue Spruce Award for The Night Gardener.
Sendak Fellowship 2017.
2017 Charlotte Huck Award Honor Book
2017 Wanda Gag Honor for The Night Gardener and The Darkest Dark