Vikram Madan creates fun art and funny books for kids, including the 2023 THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL HONOR winner Owl & Penguin, the award-winning poetry collections A Hatful of Dragons, The Bubble Collector, and Lord of the Bubbles, the Bobo & Pup-Pup early readers and the Zooni Tales graphic novels. @ArtByVikram
* Pioneer Square Art Walks, First Thursday of every month, 5-8pm PST.
* Author Visits - various, ongoing - learn more here
* American Bookseller Association 2023 Children's Institute Milwaukee, WI Jun 6-7
* American Library Association Conference Chicago Jun 24-26
* Solo Art Show, Blakely Hall, Issaquah July 1-Sept 1, 2023
* Redmond Arts Festival July 14-16
* Request an appointment to visit my gallery-studio.
OWL & PENGUIN is a 2023 THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL HONOR winner one of the biggest honors for children's books. This is a big deal folks!!!!!
Coming June 2023 The second OWL & PENGUIN book from Holiday House.
A Junior Library Guild GOLD STANDARD Selection.
Now Available: BOBO & PUP-PUP #4 - HATCH AN EGG
Is this an egg, or a case of mistaken identity? Kids will be in on the joke as they read this book.
Now Available: BOBO & PUP-PUP #3 - THE FUNNY BOOK
How can you wait for your turn when you too want to read the FUNNIEST BOOK EVER? Like, right now!
A Recent Painting:
Have you read
A HATFUL OF DRAGONS yet?
- Kirkus Starred Review
- Texas Bluebonnet Book Award Master List
- South Dakota Prairie Bloom Award Finalist
- A Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year
- A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle-Grade Books of the Year
- A New York Public Library Best Books for Kids
- A Denver Public Library Best and Brightest Poetry Book
- An Evanston Public Library 101 Great Books for Kids
- School Library Journal's Fuse #8 Blog - 2020 Best Poetry Books of the Year
- School Library Journal's Fuse #8 Blog - 2020 Funniest Books of the Year
- American Library Association ALSC Summer Reading Pick
Permanent Art Installations:
* "World Tree Immersive Mural" - Odessa Brown Children's Clinic, Seattle WA
* "Imagination Northwest" - Redmond Town Center, Redmond WA
* "Spirit Animals" Mural - Stevenson Elementary School, Bellevue WA
* 2019 South Renton Mini-Murals around the Burnett Linear Park in Renton WA
* 2016 Seattle Art Interruptions, Mini-murals on the Rainier-Valley East-West Neightborhood Greenway, Ongoing
* Please follow my art and books on Facebook Instagram and/or Twitter .
* See Original Art Catalog .
* Oct 2022 Book News
* Dec 2020 Newsletter
* July 2020 Newsletter
Find me on Instagram: @ArtByVikram and Twitter: @ArtByVikram
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A Hatful of Dragons
Bobo & Pup-Pup
Owl & Penguin
The books below are self-published and can also be ordered through bookstores.
Unless otherwise noted, all images and text on this website are copyright Vikram Madan. Please do not reproduce without permission.