PRESS

Here are a list of a few of the publications I have done, some links to places where I've been featured, and awards I have received for my work.

PUBLICATIONS:

Brown Books Kids
Lucas the Lion Loves the Tiny Talker

January 2018

Brown Books Kids
Maddy Lou and Mack at the State Fair of Texas
September 2017

BeachHouse Publishing
Sand Mouse's Soup
Fall 2016

Bab'l Books
Brody Bear Goes Fishing
November 2015
A fun story about a bear who learns to never give up.  It is available in bilingual/dual languages, as well as English only.  Dual languages include Spanish and many more.  *book can be purchased through Amazon, or directly through me.

BeachHouse Publishing
Rock a Bye Baby Hawaii
September 2015
Beautiful board book based on a lullaby and it includes a sheet music to play & sing along.
*book can be purchased through Amazon, or directly through me.

Bab'l Books
The Giraffe that Ate the Moon
June 2015
Wonderful story about a giraffe who wishes he was taller!  It is available in bilingual/dual languages, as well as English only.  Dual languages include Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, French, and German and many more!
*book can be purchased through Amazon, or directly through me.

Big Bear Grizzly Newspaper
Artist Spotlight - featured article about my illustration career and imagination.
"Fantastical World at Her Fingertips" by Katherine Davis-Young
April 2015
Big Bear Grizzly "Fantastical World at Her Fingertips"
Local Artist Spotlight, the Weekender

Building Voices
Broccoli Chronicles - April 2015 - Foreword Reviews' 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award Finalist, Juvenile Fiction (children's), 2015 Moonbeam Children's Book Award in Juvenile Fiction
Broccoli Chronicles, December 2014 
Coloring Book, December 2014
Journal, January 2015
Planner, February 2015

Ladybug Magazine
Buddies and Pals, January 2014

New Moon Girls Magazine
Birds, April/May 2015
Because of Pegasus, July/August 2013

Core Knowledge
Stories and Fables, January 2008
The Hare and the Tortoise, February 2007
The Hare and the Hedgehog, February 2007

KRBY Creations
My Imagination, October 2007 (Foreword Magazine Winner)

The Friend Magazine
For Little Friends, September 2005

LINKS/ ARTICLES:

Directory of Illustration - Featured Artist Blog - June 2016 - short blog about my upcoming book "Sand Mouse's Soup" by BeachHouse Publishing
http://blog.directoryofillustration.com/alvina-kwong-for-beachhouse-publishing/

Payton Art School-Kimberly Meade Anderson - Illustrator Interview - May 2016 - a wonderful interview Q & A with Kimberly Meade Anderson about my work and process.  
http://kimberlyhannahmeade.blogspot.com/2016/05/alvina-kwong-professional-childrens.html

Art Quench Magazine "Jackalope Arts Fair in Pasadena is Impressive" - May 2015 - mini article about me and several other talented artists at Jackalope Art Fair.  
http://artquenchmagazine.com/2015/05/08/jackalope-arts-fair-in-pasadena-is-impressive/

Utah Valley Magazine - 50 Most Fabulous People - featured and chosen as one of the 50 most fabulous people in Utah Valley.
http://blog.uvmag.com/50-most-fabulous-people/

Sugar + Art Fashion Show - art show
http://www.sugarartandfashionshow.com/sugar-roll-call.html 

The Friend Magazine:  
http://res.ldschurch.ch/magazines/thefriend/en/2005/thefriend_2005-09.pdf 

The Daily Herald - "Just Picture This" - featured article about my book "My Imagination" and me.
http://www.heraldextra.com/lifestyles/article_dc44c6b1-c67d-536f-bb1f-c5997bdf2569.html  



AWARDS:

Moonbeam Children's Books Award - 2015
"Broccoli Chronicles"

National Indie Excellence Award -Children's Fiction Chapter Book 2015 
"Broccoli Chronicles"
http://www.indieexcellence.com/indie-results-2015-winners.htm

Foreward Magazine - Foreword Reviews' 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award Finalist, Juvenile Fiction (children's) 
"Broccoli Chronicles"
https://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/books/broccoli-chronicles-little-kids-big-voices-book-1/

Foreward Magazine - book review and award - for "My Imagination."
https://www.forewordreviews.com/reviews/my-imagination/