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Pete Oswald

Pete Oswald is the award-winning illustrator of New York Times best-selling picture books The Bad Seed and The Good Egg, both authored by Jory John. Pete has worked as a character designer, concept artist, and production designer on many popular films, including the Oscar-nominated ParaNorman, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and The Angry Birds Movie. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three kids.

coffee, cheese, Caddy Shack, Picasso, the 1980’s

acrylic, pencil, digital


Saturn Could Sail (Simon & Schuster, 2014)
Hippos Can’t Swim (Simon & Schuster, 2014)
Chickens Don’t Fly (Simon & Schuster, 2014)
Rainbows Never End (Simon & Schuster, 2014)
Trains Can Float (Simon & Schuster, 2014)
Frogs Play Cellos (Simon & Schuster, 2014)
Mingo the Flamingo (HarperCollins, 2017)
The Bad Seed (HarperCollins, 2017)
The Good Egg (HarperCollins, Winter 2019)
That’s What Dinosaurs Do (HarperCollins, Spring 2019)
The Sad Little Fact (Schwartz & Wade, Spring 2019)

Cool Beans (HarperCollins, Fall 2019)
Hike (Candlewick, Winter 2020)
The Good Egg Hunt (HarperCollins, Spring 2020)
Dr. Sugarpaws  (Scholastic, Summer 2020)
Ralph and Rita (Scholastic, Fall 2020)
The Underwear Dragon (HarperCollins, Fall 2020)
The Children’s Moon (Scholastic, Spring 2021)
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (Random House, Fall 2021)