Shawn Harris’s first illustrated book Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers received seven starred reviews, was an Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book, an ALA Notable, and a PW Best Book of the Year. His authorial debut Have You Ever Seen a Flower is a Caldecott Honor award winner. Shawn’s other picture books include Eggers’s What Can a Citizen Do, which was a Time Magazine Best Children’s Book, Everyone’s Awake by Colin Meloy, A Polar Bear in the Snow by Mac Barnett, and his own author-illustrated work Doing Business. His latest publication is The First Cat in Space Ate Pizza, with Mac Barnett. Harris also occasionally moonlights as singer/songwriter of the popular Oakland, California band The Matches, whose early 2000’s album art sparked his illustration career.