From Emily Lost Someone She Loved, by Kathleen Fucci
Spot illustrations from Emily Lost Someone She Loved, by Kathleen Fucci
Shirley Ng-Benitez loves to draw! Nature, family, and fond memories of her youth inspire her mixed media illustrations. Since ’98, she’s owned gabbyandco.com designing, illustrating, and lettering for the technology, greeting card, medical, toy, and publishing industries. Shirley is a proud member of the SCBWI, Picture Book Artists Association, Pacific Scribes, and Friends of Calligraphy, and is living her dream, illustrating and writing picture books in the Bay Area, California with her husband and two daughters. www.shirleyngbenitez.com


Recent books include two Dive Into Reading early emergent readers, Lily's New Home, and Want to Play? (a 2016 Jr. Library Guild Selection) by Paula Yoo, published by Lee & Low Books; and 2015 Gold Illumination Award and Bronze Moonbeam Award Winner, Emily Lost Someone She Loved, by Kathleen Fucci. 

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