Daniel Miyares is an author and illustrator of stories for children.

He grew up in the foothills of South Carolina before studying at Ringling College of Art and Design. After graduating with a BFA in illustration he headed west to Kansas City where he now lives with his wife and their two children.

Since then he has collaborated with a number of clients including Hallmark Cards, Inc., Schwartz and Wade Books, Nancy Paulsen Books, FSG, Simon & Schuster, Charlesbridge Publishing, and The New York Times.