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The Fan Brothers: Eric Fan and Terry Fan

Eric Fan and Terry Fan are brothers and frequent collaborators on children's books.
Eric Fan (left) and Terry Fan are Canadian children's authors and illustrators. (Michelle Quance)

Eric Fan and Terry Fan are brothers and frequent collaborators on children's books. Together, they illustrated Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's bestselling picture book The Darkest Darkin which a young boy overcomes his fear of the dark. They also created the illustrations for Dashka Slater's book The Antlered Shipthe story of a curious fox and his adventure at sea. 

Their first book as authors and illustrators was The Night Gardenera critically acclaimed picture book about a boy who wakes up each morning to find that a tree in his neighbourhood has been elaborately sculpted. Their latest picture book is Ocean Meets Skywhich follows a boy named Finn as he sets sail to find the place where the ocean meets the sky. The book is on the 2018 Governor General's Literary Award shortlist for young people's literature — illustrated books.

Books by The Fan Brothers