The Baby-Sitters Club Illustrators

Raina Telgemeier

Raina Telgemeier is the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award–winning creator of SmileSisters, and Guts, which are all graphic memoirs based on her childhood. She is also the creator of Drama and Ghosts, and is the adapter and illustrator of the first four Baby-sitters Club graphic novels. Raina lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. To learn more, visit her online at goRaina.com.

     

     

     

     

Gale Galligan

Gale Galligan is an Asian-American cartoonist and the creator of New York Times bestselling The Baby-sitters Club graphic novel adaptations of Dawn and the Impossible ThreeKristy’s Big DayBoy-Crazy Stacey, and Logan Likes Mary Anne! by Ann M. Martin. Gale was featured in The Claudia Kishi Club, a documentary on Netflix in which Asian-American creatives pay tribute to the iconic, stereotype-busting character of the beloved book series. When they aren’t making comics, Gale enjoys knitting, reading, and spending time with their adorable pet rabbits. They live in Pearl River, New York. Visit them online at galesaur.com.

Gabriela Epstein

Gabriela Epstein graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in illustration, and has worked as a character designer for TV animation. When she isn’t making comics, she enjoys yo-yoing, listening to spooky podcasts, and watching historical documentaries. She lives in Austin, Texas. Visit her online at gre-art.com.

 

Katy Farina

Katy Farina is the creator of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel adaptations of Karen’s Witch, Karen’s Roller Skates, and Karen’s Worst Day by Ann M. Martin. She has painted backgrounds for She-Ra and the Princesses of Power at DreamWorks TV and has also done work for BOOM! Studios, Oni Press, and Z2 Comics. She lives in Los Angeles. Visit her online at katyfarina.com.

Chan Chau

Chan Chau is a graduate of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Their work appears in the award-winning comics anthology ELEMENTS: Fire, and they have designed backgrounds for animated TV shows. Chan lives in Tacoma, Washington. Visit them online at chanchauart.com.