Author-illustrator Amy Hevron lives in Seattle, Washington. She draws inspiration from wildlife, nature, and travel. Amy is a two-time winner of the Portfolio Honor Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Originally from Texas, she 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 is the illustrator of picture books TREVOR by Jim Averbeck, MOON BABIES by Karen Jameson, and DUST BUNNY WANTS A FRIEND which she also wrote. She is currently writing and illustrating the non-fiction picture book THE LONGEST JOURNEY: AN ARCTIC TERN’S MIGRATION which comes out in Spring 2021 from Neal Porter Books. Prior to focusing on illustration, Amy worked as an art director and designer at design firms and game companies.
Her clients include: Neal Porter Books, Schwartz & Wade, Roaring Brook Press, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, Washington State Library, Committee for Children, Pacific Science Center.
For book publishing inquiries, contact her agent Kirsten Hall (Catbird Agency) at: kirsten at catbirdagency dot com
For all other inquiries, email Amy at: amyhevron at gmail dot com