Wendy Kupfer knows Almigal’s story well. Doctors diagnosed
her daughter Ali at the age of 10 months with a profound
hearing loss and predicted she would never speak, but the
doctors underestimated this unbeatable mother-daughter team.
Wendy ’s dedication and drive, paired with Ali’s hard work and
determination, produced one spunky, confident “chatterbox” and
two passionate advocates for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Click here to read a Q & A with Wendy Kupfer.
Tammie Lyon is the award winning illustrator of numerous picture books for children. Let's Hear It For Almigal was just awarded the Mom's Choice Award Gold Medal Winner for 2012. Two of her most recent titles include, My Pup and Bugs In My Hair, both of which have been included on the list of the "Top 100 Best Children's Books" by the Bank Street College of Education. She is known for her work on the Eloise series for Simon and Schuster as well as her new series, Katie Woo, published by Stonearch Books. Tammie's first written and illustrated title, Olive and Snowflake, Marshall Cavendish Publishier, has just been released receiving a stared review from Kirkus and School Library Journal.
Click here to visit Tammie's Amazon page.
Click here to view her portfolio.