Cosei Kawa has enjoyed a career as a children's illustrator since completing his MA in Illustration at Falmouth University, UK. He plays the piano and likes doodling on the beach looking at Mt. Fuji. He is an associate professor at Sizuoka University of Art and Culture.
Prizes and awards
2016: IPPY Awards (US), Bronze Medal.
2016: Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award (US), Honor Book.
2014: CCBC Choices (US), Selected for the best-of-the-year list.
2013: Sydney Taylor Book Award (US), Silver Medal Honnor.
2013: Kirkus Reviews(US), Selected in the Best Children's Books.
2011: Mitsubishi Art Gate Program (Japan), Selected and purchased.
2007: Macmillan Prize for Children's Books(UK), Highly Commended. View Full Bio