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Benson Shum
Benson Shum

Benson Shum is an Author-illustrator of Children’s Books. He 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 an Animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios. Originally from Vancouver, he now resides in Los Angeles.

Book Title(s):

Anzu the Great Kaiju (Roaring Brook Press, 2021) – Author/illustrator

Alex’s Good Fortune (Penguin Workshop, 2021) – Author/illustrator

Sloth Went (Bloomsbury, 2020) – Illustrator

Hide ‘N’ Sheep (Little Simon, 2019) – Illustrator

Go To Sheep (Little Simon, 2019) – Illustrator

Holly’s Day at the Pool (Disney-Hyperion, 2017) – Author/illustrator

Award(s) and Accolade(s):

“Comic gold. . . . Younger children inspired by Sloth’s courage and independent spirit may likewise be drawn to dance along after their own successful (e)missions.” ―Booklist, starred review

Age Categories:
Picture Book
Publicity Information:
benson.shum@gmail.com

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