Author(s): Jack Wang
Cozy Classics is the popular board book series that distils great works of literature into 12 child-friendly words. Accompanied by 12 stunning images of needle-felted characters, the cuteness and visual simplicity of the felted illustrations will appeal to children, while their craftsmanship will appeal to adults. Jane Austen's Emma is a romantic comedy about a young woman who makes mischief through matchmaking. Now one of the world's favourite classics can be shared with children of any age.
"Enchanting... Jack and Holman Wang have done a service to literate families everywhere with their "Cozy Classics" The Wall Street Journal"--Meghan Cox Gurdon"The Wallstreet Journal" (11/16/2012)
Jack and Holman Wang are twin brothers who grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia. They first began writing and illustrating books together in the third grade. Jack earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from the University of Arizona and a Ph.D. in English with an emphasis in creative writing from Florida State University, where his major area was the history of the novel. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, where he specializes in fiction writing. Holman, an artist and former middle school teacher, holds a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree in architecture history, both from the University of British Columbia. He is the author of Bathroom Stuff, a nonfiction coffee table book on the history of everything in your bathroom, published by SourceBooks in 2001. His work has been featured in newspapers and on TV and radio, including NPR and the CBC. Jack has three and one year-old daughters. Holman has a two year-old daughter and a six month-old son. They both love reading to their children, and they're both eager to pass on the classics.