Photo by Jeff Vreeland

Ruth Chan, recent author of The Great Indoors, is also an illustrator. She spent her childhood tobogganing in Canada, her teens in China, a number of years studying art and education, and a decade working with youth and families in underserved communities. She now writes and illustrates full-time in Brooklyn, NY. Visit her website at ohtruth.com, or follow her on Twitter @ohtruth.