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Momoko Abe

Momoko Abe was born in Japan and has been drawing ever since she can remember. When she was 20, pursuing her passion for visual storytelling, she came to the UK to study filmmaking, and still works in the TV and film industry alongside her illustration work. Momoko is an AOI World Illustration Award Shortlist artist. Her debut picture book, Avocado Asks (Orchard Books), was published in 2020 and won Spark! Book Awards. She lives in London.

Illustration: When the Sun Goes Home © Momoko Abe – Orchard Books