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Aram Kim is a writer and illustrator as well as a designer of picture books for children. She was born in Ohio, raised in South Korea, and now lives in Queens, NY, at the heart of diversity, happily surrounded by diverse food and culture. By day, she is a senior designer at Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group designing picture books and middle grade books. By all other time, she writes and illustrates.

Aram’s debut picture book Cat on the Bus was called a “beautifully designed visual work” by School Library Journal and included in the Children’s Choice Reading List 2017 by ILA/CBC. No Kimchi For Me!, about family, food, intergenerational connections, has universal themes, and at the same time celebrates Korean culture. It was selected as a Junior Library Guild selection as well as Bank Street’s Best Children’s Books of the Year 2018, and 2018 A Baker’s Dozen: The Best Children’s Books for Family Literacy by The Pennsylvania Center for the Book. Her next picture book, a sequel to No Kimchi for Me!is scheduled be published in 2020.

  • Represented by:
    Erica Rand Silverman, Stimola Literary Studio erica@stimolaliterarystudio.com

  • Librarians, Teachers, and Readers:
    I love hearing from all of you! Write me directly to a@aramkim.com



http://kidlit.tv StoryMakers' host Rocco Staino interviews children's literature author and illustrator Aram Kim, the creator of Cat On The Bus! Young readers will have fun looking for clues in this picture book! Adam started creating art at a young age; she loved drawing princesses and horses, and coloring!

Read along with author and illustrator Aram Kim on this episode of Read Out Loud on Governors Island! In this picture book, follow Yoomi as she tries to find a way to eat kimchi! But will she find a way to eat the food that she dislikes so much?

http://kidlit.tv On this episode of StoryMakers in the Kitchen, learn how to make kimchi pancakes with author/illustrator Aram Kim! On this episode of StoryMakers in the Kitchen, learn how to make kimchi pancakes with author/illustrator Aram Kim! NO KIMCHI FOR ME! Yoomi hates stinky, spicy kimchi-the pickled cabbage condiment served at Korean meals.