Gilbert Ford

Gilbert Ford holds a BFA in illustration from Pratt Institute and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
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Gilbert Ford

Gilbert Ford holds a BFA in illustration from Pratt Institute and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY where he has illustrated many New York Times bestselling middle grade novels and also award-winning picture books. He is the author/ illustrator of non-fiction picture books The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring and How the Cookie Crumbled. His debut middle grade novel he wrote and illustrated, entitled The Treasure Inside, will hit the shelves in 2020. His books have been selected by the Junior Library Guild, the Society of Illustrators’ Original Art Silver Medal, Bank Street Cook Prize Honor, Bank Street Irma Black Honor, Orbis Pictus Honor, NSTA Best Stem Book, and others.

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