Illustration depicting Gyo Fujikawa at the foot of a statue in an art class. She is sitting apart from a group of male art students. They all have sketch pads and are drawing the statue.
Julie Morstad

Julie Morstad is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Today, How to, Swan, The Dress and the Girl and Bloom. Julie makes her home in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she lives with her family. You can find her at

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