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author image Adrian Raeside was born 1957 in Dunedin, New Zealand. At the age of 15 he moved with his parents to England then on to Canada, where he worked at various jobs from loading grain ships in Thunder Bay, to surveying on the West Coast. Editorial cartoonist for the Victoria Times Colonist for 32 years, Raeside's editorial cartoons appear in over 200 newspapers and magazines worldwide, from the Los Angeles Times, to Newsweek Japan.

In 1988, Raeside began producing animated editorial cartoons for the CBC Journal, going on to create, direct and produce dozens of animated shows for Turner Broadcasting and Children's Television Workshop - adapting Jim Henson Muppet characters for animation.

Raeside is the author of over a dozen books. He lives in Whistler, BC.


Book Cover The Best of Adrian Raeside: A Treasury of BC Cartoons
978-1-55017-631-5 · 1-55017-631-5 · April 2014 · Paperback
“Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused.”—Anonymous
Book Cover No Sailing Waits and Other Ferry Tales: 30 Years of BC Ferries Cartoons
978-1-55017-596-7 · 1-55017-596-3 · April 2012 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
As a part of our provincial highway system and a lifeline for coastal communities, BC Ferries plays an integral part in British Columbians’ lives.
Book Cover The Rainbow Bridge: A Visit to Pet Paradise
978-1-55017-584-4 · 1-55017-584-X · April 2012 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
A gently humorous story that is a valuable fable for pet lovers of all ages.
Book Cover Tails Don't Lie: A Decade of Dog Cartoons (70 in Dog Years)
978-1-55017-599-8 · 1-55017-599-8 · February 2013 · Paperback
CAD$12.95 · USD$12.95
In Adrian Raeside's world, every dog is a philosopher with a wry wit and rich inner life. With a charming assortment of canine characters, gleaned from ten years of Raeside's dogged observations, this collection will even have staunch cat-lovers rolling over and begging for more.