Charlotte Cheng’s writing credits include Explore China: A Mulan Discovery Book and BoBo Loves Dumplings, and she has illustrated the picture books Silly McGilly and A Moment in Time. In the field of education, she has written and illustrated K-12 curriculum for a variety of companies such as LeapFrog, Disney, and Wonder Workshop. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, daughter, and two dogs.
Author Residence: San Mateo, CA
Amber Ren spent the first half of her life in China and the second half in America. She is heavily influenced by her bicultural background and enjoys animation and illustration from both the East and the West. Amber graduated from CalArts in 2015 and is currently working in the animation industry (and illustrating picture books in her free time). Her debut picture book Because (written by Mo Willems is a New York Times Best Seller.)
Illustrator Residence:Rancho Cucamonga, CA