Vashti Harrison

Finalist, 2023 National Book Awards

Vashti Harrison is the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Big, Little Leaders, Little Dreamers, and Little Legends and the illustrator of Andrea Beaty’s I Love You Like Yellow, Matthew A. Cherry’s Hair Love, and Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic’s Hello, Star, among others.
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Big

ISBN 9780316566230 Little, Brown Books for Young Readers / Hachette Book Group

From a New York Times bestselling and award-winning creator, this deeply moving story shares valuable lessons about fitting in, standing out, and the beauty of joyful acceptance. More about this book >

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Vashti Harrison

Vashti Harrison is the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Big, Little Leaders, Little Dreamers, and Little Legends and the illustrator of Andrea Beaty’s I Love You Like Yellow, Matthew A. Cherry’s Hair Love, and Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic’s Hello, Star, among others. She received a Coretta Scott King Book Awards Illustrator Honor for Lupita Nyong’o’s Sulwe and is a two-time recipient of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Children. Vashti lives in Brooklyn, New York.

(Photo credit: Noam Galai)

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