Hoshino, Felicia 1968-

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Hoshino, Felicia 1968-

Personal

Born 1968, in San Francisco, CA; married; children: one son. Education: California College of the Arts, B.F.A. (illustration), 1998.

Addresses

Home—San Francisco, CA. E-mail—[email protected]

Career

Illustrator and graphic artist. Naganuma Design and Direction, illustrator and graphic designer, 1999-2001; freelance illustrator. Exhibitions: Work included in Society of Illustrators Original Art annual show, 2007.

Awards, Honors

RSVP Directory of Illustration and Design Self-Portrait competition award, 1999; International Reading Association Children's Book Award, Notable Books for a Global Society designation, ForeWord Book of the Year finalist, and Jane Addams Peace Award in Picture-Book Category, all 2007, all for A Place Where Sunflowers Grow by Amy Lee-Tai.

Illustrator

Caroline Hatton, Surprise Moon, Lee & Low (New York, NY), 2004.

Karen Hill, Finding the Golden Ruler, Little Simon Inspirations (New York, NY), 2005.

Amy Lee-Tai, A Place Where Sunflowers Grow, Children's Book Press (San Francisco, CA), 2006.

Michelle Lord, Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin, Lee & Low (New York, NY), 2006.

Contributor of illustrations to anthology On My Block: Stories and Paintings by Fifteen Artists, Children's Book Press, and to periodicals, including Cricket, Cicada, and Lady Bug.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, October 1, 2005, Jennifer Mattson, review of Finding the Golden Ruler, p. 68; May 1, 2006, Jennifer Mattson, review of Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin, p. 92; August 1, 2006, Jennifer Mattson, review of A Place Where Sunflowers Grow, p. 90.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, October, 2006, Elizabeth Bush, review of A Place Where Sunflowers Grow, p. 81.

Kirkus Reviews, April 1, 2006, review of Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin, p. 351; July 15, 2006, review of A Place Where Sunflowers Grow, p. 725.

Publishers Weekly, May 29, 2006, review of Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin, p. 58; June 19, 2006, review of A Place Where Sunflowers Grow, p. 62.

School Library Journal, September, 2006, Marilyn Taniguchi, review of A Place Where Sunflowers Grow, p. 177; September, 2006, Susan Scheps, review of Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin, p. 178.

ONLINE

Felicia Hoshino Home Page,http://www.felishino.com (April 15, 2008).

Paper Tigers Web site,http://www.papertigers.org/ (January 1, 2008), Aline Periera, interview with Hoshino.