Liz Wong was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she spent her early childhood painting and clambering about in mango trees. Winning the first-place trophy in her elementary school poster contest encouraged her to pursue art instead of a sensible career in finance like the rest of her family. She is the author and illustrator of the picture books The Goose Egg and Quackers, and the illustrator of Pirate Queen: A Story of Zheng Yi Sao, written by Helaine Becker. Liz holds a BFA in art and a BA in anthropology from the University of Washington and currently resides in Edmonds, Washington, with her husband and son.
Liz is mentoring Wendie Chen. She also mentored Perri Greeley (’20)
A cat who thinks he’s a duck? He must be Quackers!!
This quirky funny book is about standing out, fitting in, and building a life with room for all.
THE GOOSE EGG
This picture books tells the story of Henrietta the Elephant, whose life goes from calm to chaotic when a baby goose comes to stay.
PIRATE QUEEN: A STORY OF ZHENG YI SAO
A picture book about Zheng Yi Sao, a female Chinese pirate in the early 1800s, who became the most successful pirate of all time.