Author & Illustrator

LeUyen Pham


LeUyen Pham has illustrated more than fifty books, including board books, picture books, chapter books, and graphic novels. Her work has been recognized with numerous honors, including the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles Bronze Medal in the Children’s Book category, and Best Books of the Year lists in publications such as Kirkus Reviews, Horn Book Magazine, and Comic Book Resources. She is also a New York Times bestseller for Grace for President, written by Kelly DiPucchio; Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully, written by Julianne Moore; and Princess in Black, written by Shannon and Dean Hale. Born in Vietnam, LeUyen came to the United States at the end of the Vietnam War when she was only two. She studied illustration at The Art Center College of Design, and for a short period of time worked at DreamWorks Animation as a layout artist before turning to illustration full time. She lives with her husband (who is also an artist) and two sons in Los Angeles.

Most Popular LeUyen Pham Books

All LeUyen Pham Books

Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book Series

The Princess in Black Book Series

Grace Book Series


Dean Hale
Shannon Hale
Heather Dean Brewer
Anne Marie Pace
Karen Beaumont
Jabari Asim
Caron Levis
Charlotte Herman
Jerry Spinelli
Julianne Moore
Jean Van Leeuwen
Mo Willems
Kelly DiPucchio
Deborah Heiligman
Susan Hood
Sophie Blackall
Emily Winfield Martin
Shadra Stickland
Melissa Sweet
Oge Mora
Julie Morstad
Lisa Brown
Selina Alko
Hadley Hooper
Isabel Roxas
Erin Robinson
Sara Palacios
Richard T. Morris

Book Dedications by LeUyen Pham

  • To my royal nieces, Alize, Alora, and Mathilde
    The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party
  • For Alex, Leo and Adrien
    Bear Came Along
  • To Mom and Dad
    Love Is Powerful