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Melissa Crowton

Melissa Crowton is an illustrator and designer who has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Creative Quarterly, and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators as the Portfolio Showcase Winner at their Winter 2017 Conference. She earned her BFA in Illustration at BYU in 2012, and an MFA in the Illustration Practice Program at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore in 2016. Melissa originally hails from Utah, but she now lives in the East Bay of Northern California.

CLIENTS:
Google, Plansponsor, Schwartz & Wade, Kid Knits, Center for Urban Pedagogy New York

VISIT MELISSA AT:
melissacrowton.com

AWARDS:
SCBWI show winner, NYC Conference 2017

FUTURE TITLES:
A Book About Ottie Elephant (Nosy Crow, 2019)
A Book About Mungo Bear (Nosy Crow, 2019)
A Book About Betsy Rabbit (Nosy Crow, 2019)
A Book About Hector Dog (Nosy Crow, 2019)
The Feels on the Bus (Chronicle, Summer 2019)
Your First Day of Circus School (Tundra, Summer 2019)
Christmas novelty book (Fleurus, Fall 2019)
In Our Garden (Penguin, Spring 2021)

PUBLISHED TITLES:
Baby Code! (Girls Who Code) (Penguin Workshop, 2018)
Baby Code: Music! (Girls Who Code) (Penguin Workshop, 2018)
Baby Code: Play! (Girls Who Code) (Penguin Workshop, 2018)
Baby Code: Art! (Girls Who Code) (Penguin Workshop, 2018)
Mousie, I will Read to You (Schwartz & Wade, Fall 2018)