Illustrator

Charles Santoso

Charles Santoso (Chao) loves drawing little things in his little journal and dreaming about funny, wondrous stories. He gathers inspiration from his childhood memories and curiosities he discovers in his everyday travels.

He has illustrated several picture books, including The Snurtch and I don’t Like Koala – both written by Sean Ferrell, Ida, Always – written By Caron Levis, which was mentioned in the New York Times as “an example of children’s books at their best”, Peanut Butter & Brains – written by Joe McGee and Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don’t Do Bedtime – written by Cate Berry. Also a New York Times bestseller Wishtree by Katherine Applegate and A Boy Called Bat by Elana K Arnold.

Website

http://www.charlessantoso.com/
Most Recent Book
Dragons Get Colds Too book

chapter Books

A Boy Called Bat book
A Boy Called Bat

picture Books

Dragons Get Colds Too book
Dragons Get Colds Too
No Boring Stories! book
No Boring Stories!
Ida, Always book
Ida, Always

Collaborators

Caron Levis
Caron Levis
Julie Falatko
Julie Falatko
Rebecca Roan
Rebecca Roan
Elana K. Arnold
Elana K. Arnold
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