Now Available!

A new edition of Super Simple Sumi-e is now available from Sasquatch Books, and is being distributed nationwide by Penguin Random House. Learn more about the book which has been called, “the most adorable book in the universe.”


About Yvonne

Yvonne Palka is the award-winning sumi-e artist who has written and illustrated Dragon Fire, Ocean Mist and Super Simple Sumi-e. A retired college professor, grandmother, artist and naturalist, she loves introducing children and adults to the wonders of the natural world and the beauty of their own creativity.

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And Now It’s the Year of the Dog!

A good portion of the Year of the Dog has already passed, but lest you think I forgot (a reasonable assumption) I want to share a story with you. Last December, while traveling in India, I visited the Arunachala Animal Sanctuary in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu. primarily with dogs, or the furry ones, as they call them.

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