Risa Horiuchi is an illustrator and writer of picture books. She studied illustration at the School of Visual Arts. She is inspired by the work of Patrick McDonnell, Charlotte Voake, Bill Watterson and Jenni Desmond. In March 2015 she has illustrated the book I Know a Dog Who Swallowed a Sock by Leslie Wolfson (Available on Amazon). In February 2017, illustrations for the book The Misadventures of Danger Dog by Leah Jennings were completed. (Also on Amazon). For March 2018, she has illustrated for Highlights Magazine and the forthcoming book Malty the Blue Tiger by K. Kloss.(www.maltythebiuetiger.com) She is represented by Teresa Kietlinski at www.bookmarkliterary.com. In addition to drawing, she enjoys cooking, bike riding and chocolate cookies. She can be contacted at risadraws@gmail.com.