Allison Black is originally from Upstate New York. She received her BFA at Syracuse University and has since lived in LA, Minneapolis, and now Columbus, Ohio. Allison’s career started as a product designer for Target, developing a huge range of kid-friendly products. She now has six published books and more in the works. Allison also has a stationery company called Hip-Hip which she founded in 2015.

Allison Black

Allison Black


Book covers- Future Astronaut and Future Engineer

GO, GIRLS, GO! (2020)

Come along for a rollicking ride in this picture book celebration of vehicles that puts girls in the driver’s seat!

Girls can race…and girls can fly. Girls can rocket way up high!

Piloting fire trucks, trains, tractors, and more, the girls in this book are on the go! Join them for an exuberant journey that celebrates how girls can do—and drive—anything. (Ages 4-8)


Book covers- Future Astronaut and Future Engineer


Future Baby is an adorable new board book series that takes a playful peek into an assortment of powerful careers and shows little ones how their current skills match up with the job at hand. With Future Baby, babies can be anything!

Does baby have what it takes to become an astronaut? Discover all the ways baby already has what it takes to become an astronaut—from growing healthy teeth to eating from plastic packs to working in small spaces. (Ages 0-3)


Book Cover What Do They Do with all That Poo


Find out what happens to all of the poo at the zoo in this funny and factual picture book!

There are so many different kinds of animals at the zoo, and they each make lots and lots (and sometimes LOTS!) of poo. So what do zoos do with all of that poo? This zany, fact-filled romp explores zoo poo, from cube-shaped wombat poo to white hyena scat, and all of the…