Meet the illustrators for Reading Colors Your World!
Oliver Jeffers is a visual artist and author working in painting, bookmaking, illustration, collage, performance, and sculpture. He is the illustrator of the popular Crayons series, written by Drew Daywalt. Curiosity and humor are underlying themes throughout Oliver’s practice as an artist and storyteller.
Yuyi Morales, born in Xalapa, Mexico, is an author and illustrator of many notable and award-winning children’s books. Some of her most famous books include Dreamers (Holiday/Neal Porter, 2018), Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book (Chronicle, 2003), Little Night/Nochecita (Square Fish, 2016), and Viva Frida (Roaring Brook, 2014).
Zach Lehner graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2008 with a B.A. in Sequential Art and again with a Masters in 2010. Lehner is the illustrator for the Junior Braves of the Apocalypse series, written by Greg Smith and Michael Tanner. He lives in northern Chicago.
Hervé Tullet was born in Avranches, France, and is an artist, performer, illustrator, and children’s book author who has written more than 80 books. His picture book Press Here (Chronicle, 2011) remained on The New York Times bestseller list in the children’s picture books category for more than four years. Other creativity- and colors-focused titles include Mix It Up (Chronicle, 2014) and Let's Play (Chronicle, 2016).