Meet the Author/Illustrator

Wong Herbert Yee

Portrait of Wong Herbert Yee

When he was small, Wong Herbert Yee used to watch his older brother draw. Today, both he and his brother are artists. Wong Herbert Yee enjoys using words and pictures to create images for his readers. He also likes to draw clothes on his animal characters!

What animals would you like to write a story about? Make your very own animal picture book. On each page, draw one of your favorite animals and write its name. If you want, you can draw clothes on your animals. Then put the pages in A-B-C order by animal name. Make the pages into a book. Share your book with friends.

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Other Books Written and Illustrated by Wong Herbert Yee

  • Hamburger Heaven
  • Fireman Small
  • Big Black Bear
  • A Drop of Rain
  • The Officers' Ball