“Phumiruk works in a crisp, uncluttered art style, infusing emotionality into more private moments of reflection.”–Publishers Weekly, on Counting on Katherine

Dow Phumiruk (artbydow.myportfolio.com) is an award-winning author/illustrator of children’s picture books. She is one of the illustrators of YES WE WILL by New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang. She has illustrated A LIFE OF SERVICE, by two-time Newbery Honor winner Christina Soontornvat, and ONE GIRL, by NYT bestselling author Andrea Beaty. HUGSBY and MELA AND THE ELEPHANT, both  written by Dow, are Colorado Book Award finalists. Dow is a retired pediatrician who teaches medical students part time. She was born in Bangkok, Thailand and now lives in Lone Tree, Colorado with her family and enjoys sewing and light hiking. She has been a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators since 2011 and is represented by East West Literary Agency. 

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Books by Dow Phumiruk

Region: West

Categories: Middle Grade Picture Books

Genres: BIPOC Illustrators