Hi, I’m Amber. I like big reveals, little surprises and the color yellow. I was raised on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, La’ie Point, Oahu, Hawaii. The child of an elementary school librarian and a fine-artist, I like to think I was pre-destined to carry picture books into adulthood.

In the second grade, after a particularly rough day of fractions, I wrote to Walt Disney Studios asking how to be a “grown-up artist for kids.” They wrote me a long letter back. It said I should go to Pratt Institute for college, and until I was old enough to do that - I should draw as many horses as I could.

I graduated with my BFA from Pratt Institute in Film before going on to work as an artist, designer, and producer for animation, video games, children’s fashion, and theme parks. I still draw horses.

My first illustrated picture book, WILD ABOUT DADS, written by Diana Murray, comes out Spring 2020 with Macmillan IMPRINT. You can preorder it now!

To get in touch about book projects, please email Kelly Sonnack: Kelly@AndreaBrownlit.com
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Featured Clients

  • BrainPOP Ltd.
  • Cricket Media | Baby Bug Magazine
  • Gap | Baby Gap
  • Lee & Low Books
  • Macmillan | Imprint
  • Old Navy
  • Scholastic Entertainment | Maya y Miguel
  • TEDed | Ideas Worth Sharing
  • The Girl Scouts of the United States of America
  • Walt Disney World | Epcot Theme Park
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I keep photos of myself between the ages of 3-7 in my studio to remind myself who I’m making art for, that the world is mostly good, dreams come true, and mermaids are real.

See what I’m drawing this week on Instagram   @shesureissketchy

See what I’m drawing this week on Instagram @shesureissketchy