Children's Book World and TeachAAPI present our inaugural
2023 in person Meet and Greet with author & illustrator, Benson Shum! Celebrating his newest picture book release, Anzu the Great Listener.
Watch above as author Benson reads his newest book, Anzu the Great Listener and do a special Anzu art project with him. Bring your finished artwork to show Benson in person at Children's Book World! Meet Benson Shum and get your personalized copies of Anzu the Great Listener!
Saturday, January 21st at Noon
Order your personalized books below for pickup at the Meet and Greet or shipping anywhere in the U.S.
Benson Shum is a children's book Author and Illustrator. The idea that an image or painting can evoke emotions and movement is what brought Benson to the world of picture books and animation. Benson Shum has illustrated a number of picture books, including Adam Lehrhaupt’s Sloth Went, Jennifer Sattler’s Go to Sheep, and his own Anzu the Great Kaiju. Benson is also an Animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios, where he was a part of such films as Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Moana, Frozen 2, Raya and the Last Dragon and Encanto. Originally from Vancouver, BC, Benson now lives in sunny southern California.
TeachAAPI is a group of LA-based parents who are building a community to foster awareness and education for AAPI-related cultural and racial issues within our schools.