Denise Brunkus

Denise Brunkus has illustrated more than 60 books, most notably the Junie B. Jones series written by Barbara Park, which has sold over 40 million copies to date. She also illustrated READ ALL ABOUT IT!, written by First Lady Laura Bush and Jenna Bush, which went on to become a New York Times Bestseller and a 2008 Amazon Best Picture Book. Her books have also been recognized with numerous state reading awards, including the Young Hoosier Picture Book Award, the Keystone State Reading Award, and the South Carolina Picture Book Award. Denise’s career as an artist has been vast and varied, with jobs ranging from copying illuminated manuscripts for a museum to airbrushing art on motorcycles. She’s designed stickers, toys, and greeting cards, and her illustrations have appeared in national magazines. She lives in Massachusetts.

Download a PDF of the artist’s samples here: WPA Brunkus art samples