Author & Illustrator

Selina Alko


Selina Alko grew up in Canada and has been a painter since she was a child. She loves mixing materials together to create artwork for her award-winning children’s books. Besides working in her studio, Selina likes to travel, be involved in her community, and spend time with her children. Selina makes her home in Brooklyn, NY, with her family and their two parakeets, Sunny and Snowy.

Most Popular Selina Alko Books

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World book
Sara Palacios, Erin Robinson, Isabel Roxas, Hadley Hooper, Selina Alko, Lisa Brown, Julie Morstad, Oge Mora, LeUyen Pham, Melissa Sweet, Shadra Stickland, Emily Winfield Martin, Sophie Blackall, Susan Hood
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Sara Palacios
Erin Robinson
Isabel Roxas
Hadley Hooper
Lisa Brown
Julie Morstad
Oge Mora
LeUyen Pham
Melissa Sweet
Shadra Stickland
Emily Winfield Martin
Sophie Blackall
Susan Hood

Book Dedications by Selina Alko

  • For my dear sister, Karen, who shared our turbulent, creative, and often hilarious Canadian childhood. And a special thanks to Jill Davis, Chelsea C. Donaldson, and Liz Byer for bringing this book to life.
    Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell

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