Author & Illustrator

Hyewon Yum

Hyewon Yum is the author and illustrator of several acclaimed books for children, including Mom, It’s My First Day of Kindergarten!, which earned her the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award. She is also the illustrator of A Piece of Home, written by Jeri Watts. Hyewon Yum lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

Most Recent Book
Clever Little Witch book

"About" from Candlewick Press Spring-Summer 2018 Catalog

picture Books

siblings · witches
Clever Little Witch
swimming · trying new things · bravery
Saturday Is Swimming Day
A Piece of Home book
moving · teachers · home · trying new things
A Piece of Home


Jeri Watts
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