Suzanne Kaufman is an author, illustrator, animator and lover of school potlucks. She is the author-illustrator of Confiscated and I Love Monkey. Her previously illustration work includes books: All Are Welcome, 100 Bugs, Naughty Claudine Christmas, and Samanthasaurus Rex. She has won portfolio honors award at Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference in NYC and the Summer Conference Mentorship.
Over the years, she’s done everything from animating special effects for Universal and Discovery, to animating award-winning video games. Before moving into children’s book publishing she was the Animation Lead at Sucker Punch Productions for Sly Cooper trilogy of games that were awarded the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences “Innovation in Art Direction”, “Innovation in Animation” and “Children’s Title of the Year”. She has lectured and taught illustration an animation around the US, England and Japan.
When not tramping through the wilds of the Pacific Northwest, you will find her teaching animation or working in her studio. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two creative daughters of her own.
To contact me:
Phone: 206-551 2409
If you'd like to hire me for an illustration job, set up a school visit,
or just say hello, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
For book illustration inquiries, please contact my wonderful literary agent,
Alexandra Penfold at: email@example.com