Helen H. Wu is a children's book author and illustrator, as well as a translator, graphic designer, and publisher. She is the Associate Publisher of Yeehoo Press, a Los Angeles based children's book publisher. Being a proud first-generation immigrant, Helen loves to share inspiring stories from her own immigrant experience.
Helen was born and raised in Hefei, China, and came to the United States in her 20s. She has a B.S. in Applied Economics from the University of Georgia. After she graduated, she got a marketing-related job. To make attractive marketing materials, Helen taught herself graphic design and soon discovered her true passion for art. Helen took the leap, dived into the art world, and never left since then. Being a proud first-generation immigrant, Helen loves to share inspiring stories from her own immigrant experience. She lived in Hefei, Beijing, Hong Kong, Zurich, Athens, Atlanta, and Des Moines. Currently, she resides in San Diego, CA, with her family and two kids.