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Amy Hevron

Author-illustrator Amy Hevron draws inspiration from wildlife, nature, and travel. Her first picture book, TREVOR, was published by Roaring Brook Press in 2018. Written by award-winning author Jim Averback, it is the story of a canary who befriends a lemon and finds that you don’t have to be two of a kind to form a meaningful and lasting friendship. TREVOR received multiple starred reviews, with Kirkus praising it as "both poignant and triumphant at once." Amy's author debut, DUST BUNNY WANTS A FRIEND, published in 2019 with Schwartz & Wade. In 2019, Amy illustrated Karen Jameson's MOON BABIES, published by Penguin. Booklist noted "Hevron’s superb art sets the book apart from similar bedtime books." Originally from Texas, Amy attended Texas State University where she received a BFA in Graphic Design. Recently, she earned a certificate in Natural Science Illustration from the University of Washington. Amy's medium of choice is acrylic on wood. Prior to focusing on illustration, Amy worked as an art director and designer at design firms and game companies.

Dust Bunny Wants a Friend
Moon Babies 

2019 Amazon Editors Pick (Moon Babies)
2016 SCBWI Portfolio Honor
2015 SCBWI Portfolio Honor




Tide Pool Waits (Holiday House, Spring 2022)
The Longest Journey: An Arctic Tern’s Migration (Holiday House, Summer 2022)
The Perfect Pet for You! (HarperCollins, Fall 2021)
Tree Hole Home (Random House, Fall 2022)


acrylic on wood

wildlife, nature, travel