ABOUT ABI CUSHMAN
Abi Cushman is children’s book author-illustrator from the Connecticut shoreline represented by BookStop Literary Agency. Her debut picture book, Soaked, comes out in Spring 2020 from Viking Children’s Books.
Abi is the winner of the New England SCBWI Portfolio Showcase (2018), SCBWI DrawThis! (February, 2018), the PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award (2017), and the Tassy Walden New Voices in Children’s Literature Award (2017).
When she’s not creating picture books, Abi works as a web/graphic designer. Her educational website, Animal Fact Guide, which she also writes and illustrates for, was named a “Great Website for Kids” by the American Library Association. Abi loves sharing strange animal facts. Did you know that wombats’ poop is cube-shaped? Abi did. And now you know, too.