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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
Yinzhi Qin graduated from the Department of Chinese Traditional Painting, College of Fine Arts, Shanghai University. She is an art director at a Chinese publishing house and winner of the China National Illustration Award, Bing Xin Children’s Book Award, and the Award for the Most Beautiful Book in China.
Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
Born in the Himalayan border regions between Tibet and Nepal, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is a rising star among new generation of Tibetan Buddhist masters. His candid, often humorous accounts of his often personal difficulties have endeared him to audiences around the world. His bestselling book The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness debuted on the New York Times Best Seller list. Rinpoche is the author of Joyful Wisdom and, with Torey Hayden, Ziji: The Puppy Who Learned to Meditate.