Author & Illustrator

Evan Turk

Biography

Evan Turk is an Ezra Jack Keats Book Award - winning illustrator, author, and animator. He is the author-illustrator of “The Storyteller” and “Heartbeat”; and the illustrator of “Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters”, which was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book; “Grandfather Gandhi”; and it’s companion “Be the Change”. His next book “You Are Home: An Ode To the National Parks” will be released in June 2019. Originally from Colorado, Evan now lives in the Hudson River Valley with his husband, Chris, and two cats, Bert and Pica. He is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and continues his studies as a member of Dalvero Academy. Evan loves to travel all over the world and learn about other people and places through drawing and the interactions that come from it. He speaks to kids and adults across the country and loves talking with them about storytelling and making art.

Most Popular Evan Turk Books

Grandfather Gandhi book
3.8
historical figures · kindness
Grandfather Gandhi
The Storyteller book
4.8
culture
The Storyteller
You Are Home book
4.8
the world · animal homes · home · nature
You Are Home

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Collaborators

Michael Mahin
Bethany Hegedus
Arun Gandhi

Personal Info

Books Stats

3Authored & Illustrated
2Illustrated

Most Recent Book

You Are Home book
4.8
the world · animal homes · home · nature
You Are Home

Highest Rated Book

The Storyteller book
4.8
culture
The Storyteller

Official Website

http://evanturk.squarespace.com