Rashin Kheiriyeh

Rashin Kheiriyeh is an internationally recognized, award-winning illustrator, author, animator, and painter who has more than 20 years of experience in publishing and broadcasting. She has published more than 90 children’s books in many countries and has received numerous national and international awards, including the Sendak Fellowship Award. Kheiriyeh is the character artist of the most popular Iranian animated series, Shekarestan (Sugarland). She was born in Iran but now lives in Washington, DC.