About Hyewon Yum


Hyewon Yum

Hyewon Yum is the author and illustrator of Saturday is Swimming Day, Puddle, The Twins' Little Sister, Last Night (a Fiction Honorable Mention for the Bologna Ragazzi award and Winner of the Golden Kite Award), There are No Scary Wolves (Winner of Society of illustrators' Founder's Award), The Twins' Blanket (a Junior Library Guild selection), and Mom, It's My First Day of Kindergarten!, which won the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator award and was selected as a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year.

She was born and grew up in Seoul, Korea. Now she lives in Brooklyn, New York.