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Kenard Pak

Kenard Pak grew up in Baltimore and Howard County, Maryland. After studying at Syracuse University and California Institute of the Arts, he worked in feature animation and music videos. As a visual development artist, he's worked for Dreamworks, Walt Disney Feature Animation, PDI Dreamworks, and he currently works for Laika. His first illustrated picture book was published in 2014. His current picture book projects are self-penned as well as illustrated; the first book will publish in 2016. Kenard lives in San Francisco with his wife and three cats.

MEDIUMS:
Watercolor, paper, pencil, ink, and digital

AWARDS & HONORS:
Starred Kirkus review (Have You Heard the Nesting Bird?)
100 Magnificent Children’s Books 2014 selection by NYPL’s Betsy Bird (Have You Heard the Nesting Bird?)

VISIT KENARD AT: www.pandagun.com

 

PUBLISHED TITLES:
Have You Heard the Nesting Bird? (HMH, 2014)
The Dinner That Cooked Itself (Flying Eye, 2014)
Flowers are Calling (HMH, Spring 2015)
Hello, Autumn (Macmillan, Spring 2016)
When the World is Dreaming, (HMH, September 2016)
Hello, Atlas, (Wide Eyed Editions, November 2016)
The Fog (Tundra Books, Summer 2017)
Goodbye Fall, Hello Winter (Macmillan, Fall 2017)
Cat Wishes (HMH, Spring 2018)

FUTURE TITLES:
100 Year Barn (HarperCollins, September 2019)
Wonder (Random House, November 2019)
Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring (Macmillan, Winter 2020)
Ohana Means Family (Macmillan, Spring 2020)
Maud and Grandmaud (Random House, Summer 2020)
10 Ways to Hear Snow (Penguin, Fall 2020)
Goodbye Spring, Hello Summer (Macmillan, Spring 2021)
Leo & Lea (Scholastic, Spring 2021)
Untitled (Macmillan, Summer 2021)