Lotta Nieminen
Lotta Nieminen is a designer and illustrator from Helsinki, Finland. She studied at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki and the Rhode Island School of Design before winning the Art Directors Club Young Guns 8 award in 2010. She lives and works in New York.
Keith Haring
Keith Haring grew up in Pennsylvania, moving to New York in 1978 and enrolling in the School of Visual Arts. Over the following decade, he made some of the most widely recognized artwork of the twentieth century. Nina's book is just one of his many works for children.
Brian McMullen
Brian McMullen edits and designs books for McSweeney's in San Francisco. He's also in charge of McSweeney's McMullens, the company's new children's book department. One of Brian's recent projects for adults, McSweeney's Quarterly, looks like a friendly, cube-shaped human head.
Mac Barnett
Mac is a New York Times best-selling author of books for children, including Extra Yarn, which won a 2013 Caldecott Honor and the 2012 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. He also writes the Brixton Brothers series of mystery novels. Mac was born in 1982 to non-farmers in a California farming community. Now he lives in Berkeley.
Hennie Haworth
Hennie Haworth lives and works in London. She graduated from Brighton University in 2004 and has been working for various clients since. Much of her work is hand drawn from observation, using a big mix of materials including stickers and correction fluid.
The Mizielińskis
Aleksandra and Daniel Mizieliński are graphic designers, authors, and illustrators of many books, and art directors of award-winning studio Hipopotam. In 2007 they graduated from Faculty of Graphic Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and have since been making books.
Jenny Broom
Jenny Broom is a writer and editor from London. She originally trained as a painter at the Slade School of Fine Art, but her brushes have been put on ice whilst she is busy making books. She feels warm and fuzzy inside looking at the contributors on this page.