Illustrator and Writer
Naomi Kojima is an author and illustrator of children’s books. Born in Japan, Naomi has divided her life between Japan and the United States. Her first two picture books, Mr. and Mrs. Thief and The Flying Grandmother were published in New York, and later published in Japan with Japanese translation. Since then, her books have been published in the United States and Japan, and have been translated in France, Sweden, and Indonesia. Living and working in Tokyo, she is the author and illustrator of picture books The Alphabet Picture Book and Utau Shijimi (The Singing Clams). Naomi serves as Illustrator Coordinator of SCBWI Japan.