About the Author
Raised in Tokyo, Japan, and a resident of Brooklyn, New York, Naoko Stoop is a self-taught artist who paints on wood or other found materials. All Creatures Great and Small is the first board book Naoko has illustrated; she is now at work on a companion board book for Sterling, Noah's Ark, which will be released in Spring 2013. Naoko's first picture book, Red Knit Cap Girl, which she both wrote and illustrated, will be released by Little, Brown in June 2012. Naoko Stoop exhibits her art in several galleries, and sells her prints in her Etsy shop (etsy.com/shop/naokosstoop). You can read Naoko's blog
(naokosstoop.blogspot.com/); check out her collection online (brownpaperbagcollection.com/page/cover.php); and follow her on Twitter (twitter.com/#!/naokosstoop).