Ashley Spires

Ashley Spires

Author and illustrator Ashley Spires grew up in Tsawwassen, B.C. and, after stints living in Toronto and Saskatoon, now lives in Ladner, having made an educated decision to never move from B.C. again. She is the creator of the Binky the Space Cat series of junior graphic novels and the bestselling The Most Magnificent Thing, soon to be an animated short film narrated by Whoopi Goldberg. An accomplished drinker of tea, when not drawing Spires is often jogging with her dog Gordon or cuddling her growing brood of cats.

Twitter: @ashleyspires
Instagram: @ashleyspires

A magical addition to the STEM shelf.” — Kirkus Reviews


Fairy Science

<p class="Body75105BooksBios"><span lang="EN-US">Esther the fairy doesn’t believe in magic. But fairies are all about magic, despite Esther’s best efforts to reveal the science of their world. When the other fairies’ solution to helping a dying tree is to do a mystical moonlight dance, Esther decides to take it upon herself to resuscitate the tree using the scientific method. <i>Fairy Science</i>, the first in a hilarious new picture book series, introduces a charming, determined heroine as she learns about the world and celebrates the joys of curiosity and exploring science.</span></p>

<h3>DIVE DEEPER</h3>
<li>“Fairy Science by Ashley Spires” — <a href=""><em>Kirkus Reviews</em></a></li>
<li>“The Most Magnificent Thing – Official Trailer” — <a href=""><em>YouTube</em></a></li>


4 PM
Tea & Sustenance: Cale Atkinson & Ashley Spires
Oct 16 @ 4 PM MT - 4:50 PM MT

Memorial Park Library, Alexander Calhoun Salon

1221 2 St SW
9 PM
Literary Death Match
Oct 16 @ 9 PM MT - 11 PM MT

Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library

800 3 Street SE
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