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Svetlana Chmakova

Biography

Svetlana Chmakova

Svetlana Chmakova was born and raised in Russia until the age of 16, when her family emigrated to Canada. She quickly made a name for herself with works like DRAMACON, NIGHTSCHOOL, the manga adaptation of James Patterson's Witch & Wizard, and the webcomic Chasing Rainbows. She graduated from Sheridan College with a three-year Classical Animation Diploma. Her latest work for middle grade readers, AWKWARD, has been a runaway critical success and was named one of YALSA's 2016 Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens!

Books by Svetlana Chmakova

written by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet, illustrated by Svetlana Chmakova - Fiction, Manga, Young Adult 12+

Imagine waking up to find that the world around you --- life as you know it --- has changed in an instant. That's what happens to Whit Allgood and his sister, Wisty.