Blue Dot Kids Press grew from the desire to create a purpose-driven publishing house that gives voice to authors and illustrators around the globe whose stories connect us to each other—and the home we call Earth. We are devoted to publishing captivating stories and spectacular illustrations that inspire curiosity and empathy.  

Meet our authors, illustrators, and translators!

Anne Bannock
Anne is a New Zealand-based artist whose work has been sold throughout the world. She works in a range of styles and mediums.
Christina Booth
Rossana Bossù
Rossana Bossù is a former teacher at the Art and Design Institute in Turin, Italy and has won several prizes as an illustrator.
Laura Fanelli
Laura Fanelli
Mizuho Fujisawa
Mizuho Fujisawa was born and raised in Japan near Mount Fuji. After studying biology, she moved to France with her family to pursue a career in illustration.
Sarah Klinger
Yvonne Lacet
Yvonne Lacet is an internationally celebrated artist and a photographer who works on projects in which urban environments, the landscape, and nature play an important role. Her work has been exhibited at locations such as the Chelsea Art Museum, in New York City, and the FOAM in Amsterdam.
Elisabeth Lauffer
Motomitsu Maehara
Tania McCartney
Tania McCartney is an award-winning Australian author, illustrator, and editor. Her books have won numerous awards and have been released in Australia, the UK, the US, and China.
Andrea Minoglio
Elizabeth Pulford
Born in Canada, Elizabeth is a celebrated New Zealand author and three-time finalist for the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults.
Jess Racklyeft
Jess Racklyeft is the acclaimed creator of cards, picture books, original paintings, and prints, and a two-time winner of the Children's Book Council of Australia Notable Picture Book of the Year award.
Susana Gómez Redondo
Susana Gomez Redondo has degrees in information sciences, literary theory, and comparative literature. She has published several picture books and teached pedagogy at the Soria University School of Education.
Sepideh Sarihi
Sepideh Sarihi was born in Iran. She studied screenwriting and dramaturgy in Tehran, where she later worked in children’s television. She has lived in Germany since 2012.
Lawrence Schimel
Lawrence Schimel writes in both Spanish and English and has published over 120 books in a wide range of genres. He is also a prolific literary translator. He lives in Madrid, Spain.
Muriel Tallandier
Muriel Tallandier runs a magazine publishing company in France. This, her first picture book, is inspired by her own curious daughter.
Photo (c) Thomas Dhellemmes.
Paola Vitale
Paola Vitale is a teacher and children’s author from Italy. She has published international scientific studies and has a PhD in developmental biology.
Julie Völk
Julie Völk is a multi award-winning illustrator of children's books from Austria.
Philip Waechter
Philip is a celebrated author and illustrator from Germany. Born in Frankfurt, he studied communications design in Mainz, majoring in illustration.
Sonja Wimmer
Celebrated illustrator Sonja Wimmer has won numerous awards, including Moonbeam Children's book Award Gold Medal for Best Illustrator.
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