My Journey to Writing Children’s Books: From Nerve-Wrecking Fear to Overwhelming Love

The first time I met my daughter, I was crushed by fear and love. As she squealed and wailed in my arms, I had no idea how the desire to raise her as a loving and compassionate adult would influence my creative practice.

Valuable Resources for Aspiring Authors and Illustrators

In this blog post, I’m going to share a list of the most valuable resources I have come across in my publishing journey. I’m dividing this list into 3 sections: Writing and Illustration, Publishing, and Marketing and Promotion to make it easy for you to find the information you need.

Children’s Books Review: My Top 10 Picks for Young Readers and Their Parents

I have been reading to my daughter since the day she was born. Or maybe the day after that. I think I was a bit out of it on the first day. So, we have gone through quite a lot of books together.

6 Do’s and Dont’s of Being a Successful Artist

Every time I lead a workshop, I get the “but I’m not an artist” comment from at least one student. My response is always the same: we’re all born artists.


This little illustration is inspired by a poem a wrote. The poem turned out really dark. I was in a weird space at the time. But the illustration does not match the mood of the poem at all. Not sure what to think of it.

The Lucky Bunny

Rosie is a very lucky bunny. She has the biggest burrow, the fanciest clothes, and the fluffiest tail. She is also friends with everyone… everyone except Floppy, the unluckiest bunny in school. Floppy lives in a tiny burrow, wears home-stitched clothes and her tail hangs limp. She also stays far away from Rosie. For everyContinue reading “The Lucky Bunny”

The Hawk and the Horse

Heru, the baby hawk, sits in a tree, searching for her family. As snow covers her body, she thinks, “If I was a sweet sparrow or a singing lark, anyone would help me… but with my hooked beak and my sharp claws, no one will ever come near me.” At this thought, a tear slidesContinue reading “The Hawk and the Horse”

The Fabulous Fox

Crimson is a fabulous fox who is the best at everything she does. She is the stealthiest, cleverest, speediest, but unfortunately, also the proudest fox in the forest. One morning, when Crimson comes out of her den, she sees that all the foxes are grouped around a newcomer. “His name is Bean,” one of herContinue reading “The Fabulous Fox”