Suzanne Kaufman is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of All Are Welcome. She is the recipient of the Ezra Jack Keats/Kerlan Memorial Fellowship, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Mentorship and Portfolio Honors. Her books have been awarded Washington State Book Award, Bank Street College Education Best Children’s Books of the Year Honors, Notable Books for a Global Society, Mathical Honor Award, Bologna Children’s Book Fair Spectator Child Exhibition and Amazon Best Children Book of the Year. Her books include her own book Confiscated, Friend for Ghost and illustrated work: All Are Neighbors, Big Feelings, Take Your Pets to School Day, 100 Bugs, Naughty Claudine Christmas, and Samanthasaurus Rex. She lives on Beacon Hill in South Seattle with her husband and two creative daughters of her own.