Melissa Iwai

Melissa Iwai is the children’s book author and illustrator of Soup Day. She has also illustrated numerous picture books, including Let’s Go to the Hardware StoreTruck Stop, a 2014 Bank Street Library Best Book, Hush Little MonsterB is for Bulldozer, as well as many others. All of her books may be viewed at:

Melissa welcomes licensing and freelance opportunities. If you are interested in hiring for non-children book work, please contact her at:  Melissaiwai123 at For children's book illustration, please contact her agent at: