Pete Oswald a LA based artist, kid lit author/illustrator & Production Designer. He is the co-creator of Mingo the Flamingo—a picture book about a migrating flamingo who crash-lands in Siberia and doesn’t know who he is—published in 2017 by HarperCollins. Pete is also the illustrator to The Bad Seed, coming later in 2017 from HarperCollins and authored by Jory John.
When Pete is not working on books he is helping to uplift many of the most successful animated franchises as a character designer, concept artist and production designer. Pete has worked on The Angry Birds Movie, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatball 1 & 2; and Hotel Transylvania; and Oscar® Nominated ParaNorman, for which he earned an Annie Award nomination.
Pete lives in Santa Monica, California, with his wife and two sons.