Kimberly Andrews is the Wellington-based author and illustrator of the new, critically acclaimed picture book, Puffin the Architect (Penguin Random House). We are honoured to present this exclusive behind-the-scenes comic-strip look at how the book came to be.
Kimberly Andrews is a trained biologist and geologist who grew up in the Canadian Rockies, and she has also lived and worked in New Zealand, Borneo and the UK. Kimberly now lives in a small house near Wellington, where she illustrates and writes, and runs her business Tumbleweed Tees, which features New Zealand birds and wildlife.
Her first picture book, Tuna and Hiriwa by Ripeka Takotowai Goddard (Huia, 2016), was a 2017 Storylines Notable Book. Puffin the Architect is the first picture book which she has both written and illustrated.