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Aaron Becker

Aaron Becker started drawing picture books at the age of eight. After many years of practice, he published his first wordless picture book, Journey, which was named a Caldecott Honor Book, and completed the trilogy with Quest and Return. He is also the author-illustrator of A Stone for Sascha and The Last Zookeeper. The Tree and the River won the 2024 Yoto Carnegie Medal for Illustration and the Shadowers' Choice Award. Aaron Becker lives in Massachusetts, USA, with his wife and daughter. Find him online at and on Twitter as @storybreathing.

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