Vladimir Timokhanov — is a professional artist. The author of illustrations and design of many natural history books that were published in Kazakhstan, England, Switzerland and other countries. He has presented his works at several personal exhibitions, has taken part in a few UNESCO and IUCN projects, and has prepared illustrations for a number of academic and popular journals and Internet sites. Is a 2022 NYC Big Book Award Winner in the category of Childrens Educational with "Visual Biology. Animals".