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Isabella Kung
Isabella Kung

Isabella Kung is the author/illustrator of NO FUZZBALL! (Scholastic, 2020), about a fuzzy feline despot who rules the house with an iron paw. She has illustrated for Candlewick Press, Committee for Children, P&H Publishing, 826 Valencia, and Ladybug Magazine. Her illustrations have received accolades from institutions such as the Society of Illustrators, Spectrum Fantasy Art, 3×3, Creative Quarterly, and SCBWI. Isabella currently resides in San Francisco with her husband and two adorable cats. She represented by Jennifer Laughran at Andrea Brown Literary.

Book Title(s):

No Fuzzball! (Orchard Books, Scholastic, 2020)

123 CATS (Candlewick, 2021) (illustrator)

ABC CATS (Candlewick, 2021)

Let’s Get Pizza Instead (826 Valencia, 2015) (illustrator)

Award(s) and Accolade(s):
  • Spectrum 25, Finalist in Unpublished Category, CA, 2018
  • Society of Illustrator LA’s Illustration West 56th Annual Competition, Silver Medal in Children’s Market Category and a Finalist in Unpublished Category, CA, 2017.
  • 3×3 Picture Book Show No.13, Merit Winner, NY, 2016
  • SCBWI Golden Gate Conference, Portfolio Best In Show, CA, 2016
  • Society of Illustrator LA’s Illustration West 54th Annual Competition, Three pieces Finalist in Unpublished Category, CA, 2015.
  • 3×3 Picture Book Show No.11, Two Honorable Mentions, 2014
  • Creative Quarterly 35, Runner Up, NY, 2014
  • 3×3 Children’s Illustration Show No.9, NY, 2012
  • Pikes Peak Watercolor Society, International Watermedia XVI, Honorable Mention, CO, 2011
  • Society of Illustrator NY, Student Scholarship Competition, Finalist, 2010 & 2011
Pronouns:
She/her
Identity:
Asian, Chinese, Hong Kongese
Age Categories:
Picture Book
Genres:
Contemporary, Fantasy , Humor

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