If I Had a Cat
If I Had a Cat - unpublished
by Yasmeen Ismail
Draw and Discover series - Laurence King Publishing
"It’s a gimme that no kid can resist. A 5-year-old I showed it to sat up straight and practically screamed, “I want to draw the ice creams!” - New York Times 2017
The Draw and Discover books are a series of three activity books ideal for ages 4-7.
They include: "Inside, Outside, Upside Down", "Push, Pull, Empty, Full", and "Happy, Sad, Feeling Glad".
Kiki and Bobo's Super Surprise - Walker Books
Publishing July 2017
Kiki and Bobo's Sunny Day - Walker Books
Kiki can't wait to get to the beach and swim in the sea.
But why isn't Bobo as excited for their sunny day out?
A lift-the-flap picture book published by Walker
Time for Bed, Fred!
"Somehow, one look at Ismail’s, shaggy dog, Fred, is enough to make readers grin... " - Publisher's Weekly
Winner, V&A Best Illustrated Book Award, 2014
Best Illustrated Book, New York Times, 2014
New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice, March 23 2014
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, 2014
Longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, 2014
Nominated for the 2015 National Cartoonists Society “Silver Reuben” Divisional Award for "Book Illustration"
Specs for Rex - Bloomsbury Publishing
Shortlisted for the Junior Magazine Book Awards 2014
Shortlisted for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards, 2014
Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, 2015
"Each spread is a fantastic frenzy of colour and seems to capture the messy explosion of colour involved in being this age. All in all, it's a perfectly judged story and visual treat that fills an important gap and yet has wide universal appeal." - BookTrust Reviews
I'm a Girl! - Bloomsbury Publishing
"A rallying cry to be enthusiastically true to oneself." - Kirkus Reviews
"I’d almost imagine her giving everyone a big middle finger." - Julie Danielson article for Kirkus 2016
Nothing! - Bloomsbury Publishing
"Embracing the wild side of your imagination and unleashing your inner creativity, you can’t help but be swept away wth this wildly inventive read." - Picture Books Blogger
Christmas for Greta and Gracie - Nosy Crow Publishing
"This one has it all: original characters, an exciting plot, dazzling illustrations, and the triumph of an underdog (or underbunny). More Greta and Gracie, please. " - Kirkus Reviews
Let's Go Find a Tiger - Pan Macmillan
crack open those felt tips and prepare to get sticking! It's time to find monkeys, elephants, crocodiles - and if you're very lucky, a tiger!
One Word from Sophia - Simon and Schuster USA
Written by Jim Averbeck. Illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail
Selected for The Original Art exhibition 2015 by The Society of Illustrators, New York, USA
"Starting with the endpapers, the watercolor-and–colored-pencil illustrations depict the closeness of the family, their expectations of Sophia’s intellectual prowess, and her adeptness at employing all of the wiles of childhood to persuade." - Kirkus Reviews