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 Recent Book
Stop That Yawn! book

"About" from the Simon and Schuster Fall 2018 Catalog

board Books

chapter Books

problem solving · science · princesses · heroes
The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare
bullying · friendship
Real Friends
self-reliant princesses · princesses · heroes · monsters
The Princess in Black
school · Jewish · food
My Chocolate Year

picture Books

getting ready for bed · sleep · bedtime
Stop That Yawn!
The Itchy Book! book
picture book
The Itchy Book!
Mama Seeton's Whistle book
family history · moms · family · love
Mama Seeton's Whistle
being different · being yourself · female role models
Freckleface Strawberry
Benny and Beautiful Baby Delilah book
new sibling · new baby
Benny and Beautiful Baby Delilah


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Charlotte Herman
Mo Willems
Jabari Asim
Shannon Hale
Dean Hale
Jerry Spinelli
Julianne Moore
Jean Van Leeuwen
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