Yusof Gajah

Artist, Author & Illustrator, Storyteller

Yusof Gajah is Malaysia's foremost naive art artist. He studied art at Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Yusof has written and illustrated a number of children's picture books and has received numerous awards, including the Best Children's Book Illustration from the National Book Council of Malaysia and the Noma Concours Grand Prix Award (ACCU) in Tokyo, Japan. His books have been translated into English, Japanese and Korean. He also conducts workshops on children’s picture books and is actively involved in storytelling and various international cooperations in children’s literature.

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