Mayfair Literary Agency

Aki Fukuoka

Aki Fukuoka is best known as the illustrator of the Billie B Brown series, which has sold 5 million copies worldwide. 


Aki was born in the valleys of the Alps of central Japan and was raised in the rolling hills of New Zealand countryside. After spending her childhood exploring the nature with her four siblings, Aki moved out to the city of Auckland to learn how to cross roads, manoeuvre between pedestrians and to gain her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She is currently living in a little wooden cottage house with her husband, four children and animals and works full time as a freelance illustrator. 


Website: akiart.co.nz 


Books illustrated by Aki Fukuoka

Billie B Brown Chapter Book Series

Written by Sally Rippin. Illustrated by Aki Fukuoka. Published by Hardie Grant Egmont

Billie B Brown: The Perfect Present (2010)

Billie B Brown: The Beautiful Haircut (2010)

Billie B Brown: The Extra-Special Helper (2010)

Billie B Brown: The Second Best Friend (2010)

Billie B Brown: The Midnight Feast (2010)

Billie B Brown: The Bad Butterfly (2010)

Billie B Brown: The Soccer Star (2010)

Billie B Brown: The Spotty Holiday (2011)

Billie B Brown: The Best Project (2011)

Billie B Brown: The Little Lie (2011)

Billie B Brown: The Birthday Mix-up (2011)

Billie B Brown: The Big Sister (2011)

Billie B Brown: The Secret Message (2011)

Billie B Brown: The Copycat Kid (2012)

Billie B Brown: The Pocket Money Blues (2012)

Billie B Brown: The Deep End (2012)

Billie B Brown: The Night Fright (2012)

Billie B Brown: The Cutest Pet Ever (2012)

Billie B Brown: The Treasury (2012)

Billie B Brown: The Missing Tooth (2012)

Billie B Brown: The Bully Buster (2012)

Billie B Brown and Hey Jack! The Book Buddies (2019)

Billie B Brown: The Honey Bees (2020)

Billie B Brown: The Grumpy Neighbour (2020)

Billie B Brown: The Hat Parade (2020)

Billie B Brown: Best Day Ever (2021)

Billie B Brown: The Baby Bird (2021)

Billie Mysteries

Written by Sally Rippin. Illustrated by Aki Fukuoka. Published by Hardie Grant Egmont

Billie B Brown Mystery: The Spooky House (2013)

Billie B Brown Mystery: The Code Breaker (2013)

Billie B Brown Mystery: Playground Detectives (2014)

Billie B Brown Mystery: Strawberry Thief (2014)

Billie B Brown Mystery: Stolen Stash (2014)

Billie B Brown Mystery: Treasure Hunt (2014)

Go Girl series

Illustrated by Aki Fukuoka. Published by Hardie Grant Egmont

Go Girl: Sleep-over, written by Rowan McAuley (2011)

Go Girl: Surf’s Up , written by Chrissie Perry(2011)

Go Girl: Flower Girl , written by Chrissie Perry(2011)

Go Girl: Dancing Queen , written by Thalia Kalkipsakis (2011)

Go Girl: Boy Friend? , written by Meredith Badger(2011)

Go Girl: Camp Chaos , written by Meredith Badger(2011)

Go Girl: Sister Spirit , written by Thalia Kalkipsakis(2011)

Go Girl: Best Christmas Ever , written by Rowan McAuley (2011)

Go Girl: Back to School , written by Meredith Badger(2012)

Go Girl: Sink or Swim , written by Thalia Kalkipsakis(2012)

Go Girl: Birthday Girl , written by Meredith Badger(2012)

Go Girl: The Worst Gymnast , written by Thalia Kalkipsakis(2012)

Go Girl: Music Mad , written by Rowan McAuley (2012)

Go Girl: Class Captain , written by Rowan McAuley(2013)

Go Girl: The New Girl , written by Rowan McAuley(2013)

Go Girl: Karate Kicks , written by Chrissie Perry(2014)

Go Girl: Secrets Out , written by Chrissie Perry(2013)

Go Girl: Holiday , written by Rowan McAuley(2013)

Go Girl: Netball Dreams , written by Thalia Kalkipsakis (2013)

Go Girl: The Big Split , written by Rowan McAuley(2014)

Go Girl: Stage Fright, written by Rowan McAuley(2014)

Go Girl: Truth or Dare, written by Meredith Badger(2014)

Go Girl: Little Lies, written by Chrissie Perry(2015)

Go Girl: Twin Trouble, written by Sally Rippin(2014)

Go Girl:Track Stars, written by Kathy Castle(2014)

Lily the Littlest Angel Series

Written by Elizabeth Pulford. Illustrated by Aki Fukuoka. Published by Scholastic

Lily the Littlest Angel (2011)

Lily Gets Her Wings (2011)

Lily Has a Secret (2011)

Lily Goes Skitter Skating (2011)

Lily Lands in Bubble Trouble (2011)

Lily Chases Lost Dreams (2012)

Lily Gets in a Pink Pickle (2012)

Picture Books (Design & Illustration)

Nobody Likes Me written by Cynthia Dekel , designed and illustrated by Aki Fukuoka (2010)

Witchy Goes Shopping written by Dianne Boles , designed and illustrated by Aki Fukuoka(Scholastic NZ 2011)

Giraffe Attack written by Chris Gurney , designed and illustrated by Aki Fukuoka(Scholastic 2011)



Notes from the agent:

Aki is so lovely. She loves meeting deadlines and is a pure delight to work with. I'm a huge fan of Aki Fukuoka! 

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