Ellen Schwartz

Ellen Schwartz

is a highly acclaimed author of twelve books for young children and teen guides to vegetarianism and yoga. She has written Abby’s Birds and Mr. Belinsky’s Bagels for Tradewind Books. Ellen lives in Burnaby, British Columbia, where she loves to watch the birds that come to her bird feeder all year round.

Book Pages

Mr. Belinsky’s Bagels,Abby’s Birds


Abby’s Birds*Winner of the Chocolate Lily Award (BC Readers’ Choice) 2007-2008 *Winner of the Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan Readers’ Choice) 2007 * Winner of the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize (BC Book Prizes) 2007 *Finalist for the Elizabeth-Mrazik Cleaver Award for Illustration 2007* Mr. Belinsky’s Bagels*Winner of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Our Choice Award 1998-1999