Sugar Hush with writer Yana Kushner
Posted 3 years ago and submitted by Mariya Prytula | Share link:


I just wrapped up a picture book project for a private client funded by ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership. The book is meant to promote healthy eating habits in kids from disadvantaged backgrounds.

It’s a lovely story about a little boy who goes into a magical land which will grant his sugary wishes, but not all is as it seems. In a little mix of classical and dessert fantasies, he finds the strength to say no to sugar.

Please enjoy a few illustrations from the project!

Mariya Prytula
Children's Illustrator
Austin, USA

Mariya works watercolor magic to create children's and nature illustrations.

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Profile updated 13th August, 2019
Member since 4th January, 2016
IPPPY Gold, INDIES Foreword Finalist, Spark Award Honor from SCBWI, NAPPA Award winner, Austin ArtBoards winner
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Mariya has the exceptional ability to make fantasy more vivid and vibrant. I love the subtle texture and the outrageous detail and realism, as well as the simplicity of it.
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