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Jane Kohuth

JANE KOHUTH grew up in Brooklyn, NY, filling notebooks with poetry, journal entries, and unfinished novels. She graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in English and Creative Writing and from […]
Jane Kohuth

Tina Kügler

  TINA KüGLER is the award-winning author/illustrator of SNAIL AND WORM AGAIN, a 2018 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor Book and ALA Notables Best Children’s Book of the Year. She draws and […]
Tina Kügler

Merrill Rainey

Growing up, MERRILL RAINEY spent most of his Saturday afternoons watching monster movies, drawing superheroes, and going on imaginary adventures with his brothers. Today, he is a cowboy-boot-wearing, award-winning illustrator, designer, […]
Merrill Rainey

Brooke Smart

BROOKE SMART’s illustrations focus on brave women in history and those making an impact today. Her art also celebrates motherhood, family relationships, and the bonds we make as friends. Brooke loves […]
Brooke Smart

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 […]
Benson Shum

Stephanie Six

Originally from Chicago, STEPHANIE SIX came to Brooklyn to attend Pratt Institute and try New York-style pizza. She liked it so much, she stayed. Now Stephanie creates art for children’s books and television. She […]
Stephanie Six

Vin Vogel

  Award-winning author and illustrator VIN VOGEL started his career scribbling on the walls and books inside his parents’ apartment. Although he mainly works digitally, Vin always carries a mini notebook in his pocket to capture his […]
Vin Vogel

Joyce Wan

Award-winning author-illustrator JOYCE WAN designed her first greeting card when she was in first grade for a city-wide greeting card design contest. The design won first place and was subsequently […]
Joyce Wan