About Arree

Arree Chung is an author/illustrator and the founder of Storyteller Academy and Creativity School. Arree’s Ninja! series has received starred reviews from Kirkus and School Library Journal. Kirkus also gave a starred review to Mixed, which won the FCGB award.


Arree began his career in consulting, where he made lots of spreadsheets. He left the consulting field for an opportunity at Pixar. There, he learned the secret to success: love what you do. To pursue his passion, Arree enrolled at the Art Center College of Design where he learned to draw, paint, and think differently. In Steven Turk’s Children’s Book Illustration class, Arree discovered his love for creating children’s picture books. Today Arree lives a creative life, making stories for children. Arree spends most of his time making picture books, writing middle grade novels, and sharing his love for art, design, and storytelling with kids and dreamers everywhere.

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