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About

JENNIFER PHELAN is fulfilling her childhood dream of drawing pictures all day. Her two kid’s books, Hey, Boy and The Log Driver’s Waltz are published by Simon & Schuster. Her third book is on the way with Penguin Random House. Her work can also be spotted moving (delightfully animated by Rewfoe for PBS) and all the other places illustration makes better. Other childhood dreams include becoming Leonardo da Vinci, an archaeologist, and a dancer. Jennifer waltzes in Toronto, where she lives with her artist husband, Gleb.

Highlights:

Hey, Boy reviewed by the New York Times Book Review: "What Not to Tell the Kids When the Goldfish Dies, and Other Lessons From Pet Picture Books" and "Notable Children’s Books of 2017"

The Log Driver's Waltz is #8 on the Chapters 2018 holiday list, and #3 on CBC’s The bestselling books in Canada: Nov. 25 to Dec 1, 2018