Mika Song

Website: http://mikasongdraws.com
Mika Song is a children's author/illustrator who makes stories about sweetly funny outsiders. Fresh into picture books after working in animation for several years, she received the Portfolio Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Since then she's had the opportunity to illustrate her own books as well as other authors'. A Friend for Henry by Jenn Bailey and illustrated by Song received the Schneider Family Honor from the American Library Association in 2020. She is excited for her upcoming graphic novel, a young chapter for emerging readers called "Donut Feed the Squirrels" coming out in September 2020 with Random House Graphic. She holds a regular comic class for young people in her Queens neighborhood. Before children's books, Mika studied animation at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and worked as an animator on children's educational movies for several years. She grew up in Manila, Philippines and Honolulu, Hawaii. For more about Mika check out the links below SevenImp 2017

Events

Help Me Draw This! : Live Drawing with Mika Song (ages 4 and up)

We’ll start with paint splotches and make it up as we go. I’ll be posting questions as I draw and your comments will help me turn shapes into a story.… Read More »Help Me Draw This! : Live Drawing with Mika Song (ages 4 and up)

Drawing my Norma and Belly comics Video Premier (ages 8 and up)

Watch comic Mika Song as she draws the final art for a Norma and Belly comic from pencils to inks. You can pre-order the first Norma and Belly book, Donut… Read More »Drawing my Norma and Belly comics Video Premier (ages 8 and up)

CHAPTER 1: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud

To celebrate the launch of her early chapter graphic novel Donut Feed the Squirrels, Mika Song will be reading a chapter a day Kamishibai style using her original watercolor pages… Read More »CHAPTER 1: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud

CHAPTER 2: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud

To celebrate the launch of her early chapter graphic novel Donut Feed the Squirrels, Mika Song will be reading a chapter a day Kamishibai style using her original watercolor pages… Read More »CHAPTER 2: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud

CHAPTER 3: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud

To celebrate the launch of her early chapter graphic novel Donut Feed the Squirrels, Mika Song will be reading a chapter a day Kamishibai style using her original watercolor pages… Read More »CHAPTER 3: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud

CHAPTER 4: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud

To celebrate the launch of her early chapter graphic novel Donut Feed the Squirrels, Mika Song will be reading a chapter a day Kamishibai style using her original watercolor pages… Read More »CHAPTER 4: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud

CHAPTER 5: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud

To celebrate the launch of her early chapter graphic novel Donut Feed the Squirrels, Mika Song will be reading a chapter a day Kamishibai style using her original watercolor pages… Read More »CHAPTER 5: Donut Feed the Squirrels Live Read Aloud