Emila Yusof is a self-taught illustrator. Emila's whimsical characters are much loved and her talent has gained her loyal fans both locally and internationally especially through her blog, emilayusof.com. Emila lives in Ampang, Kuala Lumpur with her husband, six-year-old son, and her mother. She finds inspiration from her family, garden and cat. She has published a number of books and won Best Picture Book in 2015 during the Chidren's Literature Festival organised by KotaBuku. She has also illustrated for Chinese author, Ms Tang Su Lan.