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Benson Shum


Author-illustrator BENSON SHUM uses watercolor, ink and digital tools to create his illustrations. Trained in animation, his stories and paintings are expressive and full of movement. Benson is also an animator on films such as Frozen, Big-Hero 6, Zootopia, Moana and Frozen 2  at the Walt Disney Animation Studios. Originally from Vancouver, he now resides in Los Angeles.

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Benson’s Bookshelf: 

Little Seed
by Benson Shum
Little Simon | 2022

Anzu the Great Listener
by Benson Shum
Roaring Brook | 2023

Anzu the Great Kaiju
by Benson Shum
Roaring Brook | 2022

Alex’s Good Fortune
by Benson Shum
Penguin Workshop | 2021

Sloth Went
by Adam Lehrhaupt
illustrated by Benson Shum
Bloomsbury | pb 2020 | bb 2021
• Winner of National Parenting Product Award
★“Comic gold. . . . Younger children inspired by Sloth’s courage and independent spirit may likewise be drawn to dance along after their own successful (e)missions.”
Booklist, starred review
“Extremely endearing.” —Kirkus Reviews
Foreign editions available:
Korean | EduNTech Co.

Hide ‘N’ Sheep
by Jennifer Sattler
illustrated by Benson Shum
Little Simon | 2019

Go To Sheep
by Jennifer Sattler
illustrated by Benson Shum
 Little Simon | 2019

Holly’s Day at the Pool
Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase
by Benson Shum
Disney-Hyperion | 2017

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


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