Lisa Wee debuts as author/illustrator of Li-na Is My Name, to be published in 2022 by Dixi Books Publishing, UK. Her other published work is a comic story – Sokoro’s Dream for Mighty Kind magazine, Fall issue, 2021. Lisa has illustrated several picture books for prominent publishers and self-published authors. Her quaint, quirky and vibrant illustrations are inclusive, embracing diversity in celebrating the lives of children from all walks of life, whether they come from adopted families, same-gender families or blended families.
Her most recent work is with
1) Kristen Kish (The Top Chef winner) Through Upwork CoLab, creating a guided cooking journal for kids.
1) Babybug magazine, January and February 2022.
2) Ladybug magazine, Fall 2021 issue, illustrating diverse and inclusive children for a 1708 nursery song.
3) World Vision International for International day of the girl campaign by empowering girls by sponsorship.
These collaborations have been successful, given her understanding of the importance of deadlines and communication. She is the winner of the CYA All Stars Illustration Award 2021, judged by editors and designers from Scholastic Australia. Furthermore, she was awarded the Bronze for the JIA (Japan Illustrators’ Association) Illustration Award 2020.