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Stephanie Graegin

Stephanie Graegin is an American illustrator and author of children's books. She was born in 1981 in New Jersey and grew up in a family of artists. Graegin studied fine arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art and later earned her MFA in Illustration from the University of Arizona.


Graegin began her career as an illustrator in 2009, working on projects for a variety of publishers including Simon & Schuster, Random House, and Chronicle Books. She has also worked on editorial illustrations for publications such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.


Graegin has illustrated a number of popular children's books, including "The Lost Gift," "Little Fox in the Forest," and "The Thank You Book." 

She is known for her use of delicate line work and warm color palettes, as well as her ability to create richly detailed illustrations that are both whimsical and emotionally resonant.


In addition to her work as an illustrator, Graegin is also the author of several children's books, including "How to Share with a Bear," "The Friend Ship," and "Watercolor Dreams."


Graegin's work has been recognized with several awards, including a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award, a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of the Year, and a Parents' Choice Gold Award.


Graegin continues to be an active and influential figure in the children's book industry, and her books are beloved by readers of all ages. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and their two cats.

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