Dustin Resch is a kid lit illustrator and author, specializing in picture books. Favorite topics include underdogs, misfits, robots, ocean conservation, endangered species, human diversity and inclusion, acceptance, literacy, and all manner of trivia-nerd educational subjects.
Hello, I'm Octavio!
I’m an octopus, obviously - go ahead and count my arms!
Sharing a Summertime Snack
A girl makes friends with a young pachyderm, and they share a snack.
Some unlikely arboreal creatures and their adorable offspring meet in a wildlife preserve in urban Malaysia.
Starting as a quick sketch on a plane flight, this is evolving into a vision of a possible picture book about different tree-dwelling species from around the world getting to know one another at Tree Kindergarten.
A little ringtailed lemur from Madagascar and a little koala from Australia discover a ladybug who could be from just about anywhere.
MerKid sees an old, dear friend
Young Mother Preparing a Juice Box
A modern homage to Mary Cassatt’s 1900 masterwork Young Mother Sewing, also known as Little Girl Leaning on Her Mother's Knee.
Snow Monkey Hot Tub
An extended family of Japanese Macaques welcome a strange hairless visitor into their snowbound spa.