Isabel Roxas is an author & illustrator creating books for young readers. Originally from Manila, she is now based in New York City, completing the third installment of her graphic novel series The Adventures of Team Pom.
Isabel Roxas is an author and illustrator. She loves to draw and write stories about curious misfits, young characters who defy the odds and funny animals.
She has illustrated several books for young readers, including Our Skin: A First Conversation about Race by Megan Madison and Jessica Ralli (ALA Notable Book 2021, SLJ BEST BOOK 2021), and Day at the Market with May Tobias-Papa (2010 Philippine National Book Award). Her latest book, The Adventures of Team Pom: Squid Happens was selected for the Society of Illustrators Original Art Show and is a Golden Kite Award Finalist.
Isabel was born in Manila, Philippines, was raised on luscious mangoes, old wives’ tales, and monsoon moons. She now resides in New York City and in her spare time, publishes artist books and zines for children under the imprint Little Big Time Press.
She is a member of The Society of Illustrators, SCBWI and Ang INK (The Philippine Illustrators Guild) and represented by Pippin Properties.
Follow her on Twitter @studioroxas and Instagram @studioroxas.
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Flying Eye Books | Brooklyn Public Library | Knopf Books for Young Readers | Atheneum | Roaring Brook Press | Greenwillow Books | Dial Books for Young Readers | Illustoria Magazine | Ladybug Magazine | Adarna House | Tahanan Books for Young People | Anvil | National Book Development Board (NBDB) | AFCC Publications | Philippine Board on Books for Young People
2022 The Original Art Show | Society of Illustrators, New York City
2021 The Original Art Show | Society of Illustrators, New York City
2019 Picture This! The Art of Children's Books | Nassau County Museum of Art, NY
2016 Saturday Fun Machine | 20 Square, Silverlens Galleries, Manila
2013 For Only the Lonely | Gallery Sequel, Tokyo
2011 Keen City | SLab, Silverlens Galleries, Manila
2010 Maude and Marie | 20 Square, Silverlens Galleries, Manila
2008 Stories of Hope and Fear | Store for All Seasons, Manila