Benson Shum is a children's book author and illustrator. He uses watercolor, ink and digital tools to create his illustrations. His books, Anzu the Great Listener and Anzu the Great Kaiju were selected as Kid's Indie Next List Recommended by American Booksellers Association. And received a starred review from School Library Journal. Alex's Good Fortune was also selected to be part of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. And Little Seed and Anzu the Great Kaiju was a Canadian Children's Book Centre's Best Book for Kids.

     Aside from writing and illustrating, Benson is also an Animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios, where he was a part of such films as Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Moana, Frozen 2, Encanto and Wish. Originally from Vancouver, BC, Benson now lives in sunny southern California.

Coming soon:
CINDY AND PANDA (Clarion Books/HarperCollins, 2023)

IMAGINE YOU AND ME (Dial Books for Young Readers/PRH 2024)
MOONCAKES MEAN FAMILY (Penguin Workshop/PRH 2024)

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