Oge Mora

Oge Mora is an award-winning author and painter whose first picture book, Thank You, Omu!, was a Caldecott Honor Book, a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award recipient, and a New York Times Notable Book and Editors’ Choice Book. A graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design, she is a fan of all things colorful, patterned, or collaged, and she enjoys creating warm stories that celebrate people coming together. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, she currently resides in Providence, Rhode Island.