H e l l o . . .

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My name is Hala Tahboub. I illustrate and write stories.


I started my creative journey as an architect and interior designer and I continued to work in design related disciplines until I decided to focus on what I've always wanted to do, and that is to express myself through illustration and writing.

I am a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). In 2019, I won The Storyteller Award for Illustration, awarded by the SCBWI Canada East chapter, ‘for an exceptional portfolio that exemplifies visual storytelling’. In 2020, I was the SCBWI's December Featured Illustrator.


I believe in kindness, coffee, chocolate and in the immense power of stories. 


I live in Montreal.