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Yasmeen Ismail is a London-based, award-winning animator and illustrator. She is currently working on several picture books for publishers in the US and the UK, including Time for Bed Fred. Visit her at YasmeenIsmail.co.uk.
Yasmine Surovec loves kitties. She is the artist behind the popular comic blog and book Cat vs. Human. She is the author and illustrator of the picture books I See Kitty and A Bed for Kitty, and the My Pet Human chapter book series. Originally from Manila, Philippines, she now divides her time between California and Arizona with her husband, son, and their puppy and three kitties. (Bio via https://us.macmillan.com/author/yasminesurovec)
YAYO KAWAMURA grew up in Tokyo and studied design communications. She currently lives in Germany with her husband and two children."
Yee Von Chan
Yevgenia is an award-winning author and illustrator. Her illustrations have appeared in picture books, magazines, theatre posters, music albums, and book covers, and her paintings, stage designs, and illustrations are featured in private collections worldwide. Born in Kiev, Ukraine she now lives in New York City where she enjoys people-watching on her subway rides and eavesdropping in coffee shops.
Ying Chang Compestine
"Ying has authored over 20 books of multiple genres. Her keen interest in cuisine has led her to weave food into her writing — from cookbooks, novels, to picture books for young readers. She is passionate about showcasing Chinese history and culture, as well as promoting the importance of healthy eating and living. Her novel Revolution is Not a Dinner Party, based on her life growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, has won numerous awards globally and has been selected as required reading in schools around the world. Several of her works are currently being optioned for movie adaptations, television series, and video games. Ying has been featured on numerous national television programs and is regularly profiled in prestigious news media agencies, such as The New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Huffington Post in addition to being named one of the “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” by the Author’s Show."