Skip to content

Nicole Wong

nicole wong photo

NICOLE WONG liked to draw everywhere as a little girl –especially on the walls behind the furniture, where her mom would find the drawings years later. She graduated from RISD with a BFA in Illustration and continues to take art classes in different media and techniques, such as collage, photography, and egg tempera painting. She uses pencil, ink, watercolor, and digital media to create her graceful paintings. Nicole is an award-winning artist who has illustrated over twenty picture books, including No Monkeys, No Chocolate by Melissa Stewart which was a Junior Library Guild selection. Nicole lives in Fall River, Massachusetts, with her husband, daughter, two sleepy kittens and two hyperactive pups.

Visit Nicole online at:

web button www fin   facebook   etsy_button   instagram

For more information, please contact Teresa Kietlinski at teresa(a)

This slideshow requires JavaScript.


An Interview with Nicole Wong:

Kathy Temean’s Blog featured an interview with Nicole Wong in June 2017.  Click here to read the interview and view more of Nicole’s gorgeous art.

Nicole’s Partial Book List:

by Julia Rawlinson, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Sourcebooks 2018

by Michelle Cusolito, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Charlesbridge 2018
★“An appealing, exhilarating, and informative vicarious journey of discovery” —Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
• a Junior Library Guild Selection

TO THE STARS! The First American Woman to Walk in Space
by Carmella Van Vleet, Kathy Sullivan, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Charlesbridge, 2016

by Melissa Stewart and Allen Young, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Charlesbridge, 2013

  • Junior Library Guild selection
  • An NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
  • Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of the Year
  • Capitol Choices’ Noteworthy Title for Children and Teens
  • Reading Is Fundamental STEAM Multicultural Collection
  • Authors for Earth Day’s Eco Book of the Month
  • Bank Street College Center for Children’s Literature Best Children’s Books of the Year
  • CBC Best Books of the Year
  • Cook Prize for Best STEM Picture Book Finalist
  • Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices List
  • Green Earth Book Award, Recommended Book
  • National Science Teachers Association Recommended Title
  • Nerdy Book Club Book Award finalist
  • Library Media Connection Starred Review *

THE HUGGING TREE: A Story About Resilience
by Jill Neimark, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Magination Press, 2015

by Katharine Kenah, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Sleeping Bear Press, 2014

by Mary Dodson Wade, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Sleeping Bear Press, 2012

WILD ROSE’S WEAVINGby Ginger Churchill, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Tanglewood, 2011

ONLY ONE YEAR, by Andrea Cheng, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Lee & Low Books, 2010

BRUSHING MOM’S HAIR, by Andrea Cheng, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Front Street, Incorporated, 2009

“R” IS FOR RESEARCH, by Toni Buzzeo, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Upstart Books, 2008

My GRANDPA HAD A STROKE, by Dori Hillestad Butler, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Magination Press, 2007

“L” IS FOR LIBRARY, by Sonya Terry, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Upstart Books, 2006

IMAGINE A RAINBOW: A Child’s Guide for Soothing Pain, by Brenda S. Miles, illustrated by Nicole Wong, Magination Press, 2006

And many more . . .

Visit our page


Such a happy mail delivery this week! New books by Diana Toledano @dianatoledano and Joyce Wan @joycewanbooks #pollydiamond #dreambig #joycewan #dianatoledano #yellow #womenillustrators #kidlitart #alicekuipers #boardbooks #illustration ❤️❤️❤️
Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful moms, daughters, aunts, godmothers & sisters out there! Art by Brooke Smart @brookesmartillustration ・・・ Brooke writes— Happy Mother’s Day to all of you beautiful moms out there! Mine has been such a good one. My girl brought me breakfast in bed: a peanut butter and honey sandwich, some mint chocolate chip smashmallows, and water - all at 6:00 am! Ha, the best! So grateful to be her mama! And I’m excited for what’s coming next for our little family. Illustration for some lovely Dutch books that I will share this week. 👩‍👧❤️😍
Art by Benson Shum. Follow Benson at @bshum79 ・・・ Benson writes: Happy Friday everyone! Hope we can find sometime to read and relax! #kidlitart #illustration . . . . . #characterdesign #childrenillustration #watercolor #illustration_best #painting #best_of_illustrations #illo #traditionalpainting #childrenswritersguild #drawing #illustration_daily #ink #illustrator #reading #cat #catsofinstagram #kitten #harrypotter #library #librarian #bensonshum #cutecat #kidsbooks #jkrowling #childrensbookart
Happy book birthday to POLLY DIAMOND illustrated by Diana Toledano. This book is magical in so many ways! 😘 Follow Diana @dianatoledano #Repost @dianatoledano ・・・ Diana writes: Happy book-birthday! The second book on the Polly Diamond series is out today! Yay! ••• #childrensbookillustration #kidlitart #ilustracion #dianatoledano #illustrationartists #womenwhodraw #pollydiamond #ilustracioninfantil #childrensbook #bookbirthday #raisingreaders #chapterbooks
A huge congrats to author-illustrator Kari Percival for winning 2019 R. Michelson Emerging Artist Award AND the NESCBWI Peter Davis Emerging Illustrator Scholarship at #nescbwi!!! Follow Kari at @karipercival . Kari writes: ・・・ "'Thank you very much,' said the Scarecrow, when he had been set down on the ground. 'I feel like a new man.' " - L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz, 1900. I am so humbled to discover I've won the 2019 R. Michelson Emerging Artist Award at this year's NESCBWI conference in Springfield, MA! Thank you, R. Michelson Gallery, NESCBW, Friends with Words and Crash Test Picture Book DummiesI! I am so grateful for the opportunity and recognition. #nescbwi #kidlitart #wizardofoz #childrensbookillustration #nescbwi19 #scbwi #scbwiillustrators #oz #yellowbrickroad #karipercival #childrensillustration #kidlit #kidlitillustration #friendswithwords #womenillustrators
Meet the artist with Annie Bach. Follow Annie at @see_annie_bee #anniebach #mtabookmarkliterary #pugs #womenillustrators #kidlit #kidlitart #kidlitartists #picturebook #nightnightforestfriends

Contact info:

Bookmark Literary
Teresa Kietlinski
189 Berdan Ave #101
Wayne NJ 07470


All images copyright © 2016-2018 Bookmark Literary Agency and the respective artist.
All rights reserved.

LookBook Vol 2

LookBook Vol 1

%d bloggers like this: