Dasha Tolstikova is a writer and illustrator. Originally from Moscow, Russia, she is currently based in Brooklyn, NY.

She is the author/illustrator of the award winning graphic memoir
A YEAR WITHOUT MOM. Dasha also illustrated THE JACKET, by Kirsten Hall (New York Times Review Notable book of 2014); IF A T-REX CRASHES YOUR BIRTHDAY PARTY, by Jill Esbaum; FRIEND OR FOE, by John Sobol; and the upcoming VIOLET AND THE WOOF, by Rebecca Grabill (Fall 2018).

When not at her desk, Dasha enjoys spending time with her dog Muffin.

Clients include: Harper Collins, Enchanted Lion Books, Groundwood Books, New York Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, HBO, Icon Undies, Middlebury Alumni Magazine, Moscow News, Rachel Antonoff

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