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Hyewon Yum
Hyewon Yum

Hyewon Yum was born and grew up in South Korea, and now she lives in New York with her own family. She is the author and illustrator of many acclaimed picture books.

Book Title(s):

Grandpa across the Ocean(Abrams,2021)

Lion Needs a Haircut(Abrams 2020)

Saturday is swimming day(Candlewick 2018)

Puddle(FSG 2016)

Twins’ little sister(FSG 2014)

This is our house(FSG 2013)

Mom, it’s my first day of kindergarten(FSG 2012)

The twins’ blanket(FSG 2011)

There are no scary wolves(FSG 2010)

Last Night(FSG 2008)

Award(s) and Accolade(s):

Last Night  

      a Fiction Honorable Mention for the Bologna Ragazzi award 2009

      Winner of the Golden Kite Award 2009

There are No Scary Wolves, 

         Winner of Society of illustrators’ Founder’s Award2010

Puddle  2017 APALA award

              2017 CLEL Bell award

              2017 ALA Notable books

Saturday is swimming day

          2019 Charlotte Zolotow Award Honor

           ALSC Notable Children’s Books

Clever little witch 2020 Golden Kite award

The Twins’ Blanket,

         a Junior Library Guild selection

Mom, It’s my first day of Kindergarten!,

         Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator award 2013

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