Sawyer Cloud
Delphine Denise and the Mardi Gras Prize

Illustration for a children’s picture book

Children's Publishing

Commissioned | Professional

How were your illustrations used? :
Book inside or spot illustration/s

How did you make this work:
This piece is from a picture book named “Delphine Denise And The Mardi Gras Prize”, published by Albert Whitman on January 2022. The book talks about friendship and celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans as a child. Delphine Denise and her friends were having an argument over how they should celebrate Mardi Gras this year.

Commissioner Company :
Albert Whitman & Co.

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Sawyer Cloud is an artist based in Madagascar, her birth country. She’s a passionate and dedicated illustrator specializing in children’s book, her all-time favorite job! Though she didn’t have the chance to study at an art school, she did a lot of research around illustration and the publishing industry before leaving her position as a first-grade teacher to focus exclusively on her art.