Mariana Ikuta

Mariana Ikuta studied design in Brazil, illustration in London, and art in New York. Since she was young, she used drawing as a way of expressing herself until she realized that could be a profession. Nowadays she lives in Vancouver working as an illustrator, and she discovered that her true passion is in illustrating picture books. Life can’t be more delightful than when discovering fantastical and incredibly colorful worlds for children.

Books by this Author

Bring Mari the Monkey to life and learn all about her world in the wildlife rescue center Carter Station in this IncrediBuilds Jr. book and model set!

Mari the Monkey knows everything there is to know about the Carter Station Wildlife Center, and she always makes everyone feel welcome. But, it wasn’t always that way. Once a tiny orphan in Costa Rica, she had to learn to stand up for herself and discover that family can be found in all sorts of unexpected places.

Not only does this...