Author & Illustrator

Taeeun Yoo

Taeeun Yoo has twice received the prestigious New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award. She has illustrated many books, including Strictly No Elephants by Lisa Mantchev, which has been published in twelve countries. The New York Times called it a “sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” Other books include So Many Days and Only a Witch Can Fly, both by Alison McGhee, and Round by Joyce Sidman, which received four starred reviews. Taeeun was also the recipient of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Society of Illustrators’ Founders Award. She lives in South Korea with her family.

Most Recent Book
Kitten and the Night Watchman book

"About" from the Simon and Schuster Fall 2018 Catalog

picture Books

Kitten and the Night Watchman book
animal sounds · rescue · cats · based on a true story · bedtime
Kitten and the Night Watchman
Strictly No Elephants book
bullying · friendship · kindness · belonging · elephants · pets
Strictly No Elephants
growing up · bravery · trying new things
So Many Days


Alison McGhee
Lisa Mantchev
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