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Wendy Wahman

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I began in a small yellow house in Torrance, California. I was painfully shy and quiet and drew all the time. I made up stories in my head while I was drawing, and still do.

I’ve learned everything on the job or on my own. My checkered past includes being a dog trainer, vet tech, janitor, technical illustrator, graphic artist, toy, and textile designer. When I got a job in the art department of the Seattle P-I newspaper, I felt I’d won the lottery. I got to do illustrations every week, draw maps (I love making maps), and other newspapery-graphics. I loved working at the paper, and when the 146-year-old Hearst newspaper was closed in 2009, I went down with the ship.

My favorite food is popcorn, my children are animals, and I’m stretchy like Gumby from yoga.

Book Trailers: Don’t Lick the Dog http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exoQtUxpHR8 A Cat Like That http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80WcGcwpvaI Snowboy 1,2,3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dli9KQEkohg Pony in the City https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXB8FEW390c Nanny Paws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBant4KRjAA&feature=youtu.be

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