Kate Beaton

Kate Beaton is an internationally celebrated cartoonist and children's book writer.
Comic artist Kate Beaton is the creator of Hark! A Vagrant as well as children's books such as The Princess and the Pony and King Baby. (Steve Rankin Photography)

Kate Beaton is a cartoonist from Nova Scotia who launched her award-winning career by publishing the strip Hark! A Vagrant online. The sassy historical webcomic gained a following of 500,000 monthly visitors and was eventually turned into a bestselling book. Beaton's success continued with the comic book Step Aside, Pops! which again landed on the New York Times bestseller list and garnered Beaton the 2016 Eisner Award for best humour publication.

Beaton has also written and illustrated two children's books: King Baby and The Princess and the Pony.

Books by Kate Beaton

Interviews with Kate Beaton

Cartoonist and webcomic author of "Hark! a Vagrant" Kate Beaton is releasing a new collection of her 'historical and pop-culture parodies', "Step Aside, Pops"
Beloved cartoonist Kate Beaton joins Shad to discuss her follow to Hark, A Vagrant!