She is both an editorial cartoonist appearing in many North American newspapers and magazines and an illustrator of children’s books. In 2005 she won a Governor General’s Award for Illustration for the first book she illustrated Le Coeur de monsieur Gauguin, writer Marie-Danielle Croteau and she won Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Awards in 2012 and 2016 for Virginia Wolf written by Kyo Maclear and Louis parmi les spectres by Fanny Britt, respectively. She has also won the Governor General’s Award for illustration for Virginia Wolf.
Of My Letter To The World, it has been said:
“Aresenault’s spare yet sophisticated and expressive style together with her thought-provoking imagery perfectly capture the essence of Dickinson’s poetry.” “ Isabelle Arsenault.” Kids Can Press/Corus, 2008.
Cover & Content:
My Letter To The World. Writ., Emily Dickinson. Kids Can Press/Corus, 2008.
“ Isabelle Arsenault.” My Letter To The World. Writ., Emily Dickinson. Kids Can Press/Corus, 2008.
My Letter To The World. 2008: Front cover.