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Josie Yee received her BFA from Arizona State University and studied illustration at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California, and the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She has illustrated over a hundred childrens books with major publishers, including Random House and Disney Press. She lives in New York City with her daughter, Ana, and their cat, Dude.