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Jillian Tamaki

About Jillian Tamaki

Jillian Tamaki is author-illustrator of the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book PIcture Book Award winner They Say Blue.

They Say Blue: Jillian Tamaki’s 2018 BGHB Picture Book Award Speech

Thank you to the Horn Book, the Boston Globe, and the awards selection committee. This is my first picture book, and it represents a lot of struggle. I think this surprises people given that I have done many books before, but there’s something uniquely challenging about a picture book specifically aimed at young children. The […]