about stephen

Stephen Savage is known for his economical style of illustration that conveys complex ideas and emotion with simple lines and color. He is the illustrator of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling picture book Polar Bear Night, which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated children’s book and an ALA Notable Book. He is the creator of Where’s Walrus?, also named an ALA Notable Book as well as a best book of 2011 by Publisher’s Weekly, The Wall Street Journal, and the Horn Book. He wrote and illustrated Little Tug, which will be published by Roaring Brook Press this fall. His editorial illustration has appeared in dozens of major newspapers and magazines including the New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. In 2008, he was the recipient of a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and their daughter.