Jannie HoSep 20, 2023
A Discussion with Jannie Ho, Illustrator and Author
New Books Network 2023
Born in Hong Kong and raised in Philadelphia, Jannie Ho is the illustrator of the early reader graphic novel Fry Guys (Andrews McMeel Publishing, launching September 26, 2023) written by Eric Geron, which will launch in just a few days. She is also the author/illustrator of Happy Chinese New Year, A Festive Counting Story, Bear and Chicken, and The Lost Mitten. Jannie is the creator of the comic Super Chicken and Shelly, which is a regular feature in Highlights for Children's High Five Magazine. She lives in the greater Boston area with her family. We discuss her childhood journey from Hong Kong to Philadelphia and her professional journey as a children's author and illustrator.
Mel Rosenberg is a professor emeritus of microbiology (Tel Aviv University, emeritus) who fell in love with children's books as a small child and now writes his own. He is co-founder of Ourboox, a web platform with some 240,000 ebooks that allows anyone to create and share flipbooks comprising text, pictures and videos.