Yinfan Huang - Author
Born and raised in China, Yinfan Huang is a New York-based illustrator who creates joyful, whimsical work for children's books, magazines, brands and institutions around the world. Some of her clients including Kids Can Press, Flow Magazine, Warby Parker, and 3M Post-it Notes. Her love for children's books started at seven when she created her first picture book dummy, about a lazy kitty who tries to grow fish from a tree. She came to the United States in 2011 by herself to pursue her passion in illustration and earn a quality education in her chosen field. After three memorable years in Minnesota, she moved to New York City to become a professional illustrator, where she is inspired deeply by the city and its people. She has since published several children's books, as well as illustrated for children's and adult magazines in China, North America, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. She has won prestigious awards from American Illustration, The Society of Illustrators, and World Illustration Awards. She also busies herself making quirky handcrafted ceramic homewares, accessories and illustrated paper goods for her online store, In Fun Handmade, drawing funny comics of her life in the Big Apple, and playing with her adorable tuxedo cat, Sesame. She is currently learning French and dreaming about traveling the world.