Book: Magic Ramen and the story of Momofuku Ando
Andrea Wang writes picture books and middle grade novels. Her debut picture book, The Nian Monster, is an Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Honor Book. Her second picture book, Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando, is a Junior Library Guild Selection and received a starred review from School Library Journal. She loves to travel and sample new and unusual foods. Perhaps unsurprisingly, most of her writing is about food. She has also written seven non-fiction titles for the library and school market. Andrea holds an M.S. in Environmental Science and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing for Young People. She lives in Colorado with her family and their dog, Mochi, named for the sticky rice dessert.