SHELLY SHINJO (illustrator of picture book Ghosts For Breakfast) is half Japanese. She grew up in San Diego and lived a long time in the LA area. As a child she drew as all children do, and never stopped. At 18, she decided children’s books is something she really wanted to do. She received a BFA with Honors from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. She illustrates children’s magazines, textbooks and book covers. Ghosts for Breakfast is her first picture book. Shelly currently lives in Northern Arizona with her husband and two cats.

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