Raina Telgemeier is the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning creator of Smile and Sisters, which are both graphic memoirs based on her childhood. She is also the creator of Drama and Ghosts, and is the adapter and illustrator of four Baby-sitters Club graphic novels. Raina lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. To learn more, visit her online at goRaina.com.
Praise for Share Your Smile: An encouraging and compassionate guide for budding comics creators. -- Publishers WeeklyHonest and encouraging, this will get young storytellers started -- and perhaps leave them wishing for more. -- Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Smile: #1 New York Times BestsellerWill Eisner Comic Industry Award WinnerBoston Globe-Horn Book Honor BookIrresistible, funny, and touching. -- Kirkus ReviewsOne of the most widely loved kids' graphic novels in recent history. -- BooklistIt hits home partly because there is nothing else out there like it. -- The New York Times Book ReviewPraise for Sisters: #1 New York Times BestsellerWill Eisner Comic Industry Award Winner* A wonderfully charming tale of family and sisters that anyone can bond with. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review* Poignant and laugh-out-loud funny. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review* Utterly relatable for anyone with siblings. -- School Library Journal, starred reviewPraise for Drama: #1 New York Times BestsellerAn ALA Stonewall Honor Book* Telgemeier is prodigiously talented at telling cheerful stories with realistic portrayals of middle-school characters. -- Booklist, starred review* Pitch-perfect. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review* Another dead-on look at the confusing world of middle school. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review* An entertaining and enlightening read. -- School Library Journal, starred reviewPraise for Ghosts: #1 New York Times Bestseller* Telgemeier has her finger on the pulse of middle-grade readers, and this might be her best yet. -- Booklist, starred review* Superior visual storytelling. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review* Telgemeier nudges readers toward the edge of their comfort zone, but she never leaves them alone there. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review