Betty C. Tang

Longlist, 2023 National Book Awards

Betty C. Tang is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Jacky Ha-Ha series of graphic novels by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein.
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Parachute Kids

ISBN 9781338832686 Graphix / Scholastic, Inc.

A story about three siblings living on their own as undocumented new immigrants, inspired by the author’s own childhood as a parachute kid. More about this book >

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Betty C. Tang

Betty C. Tang is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Jacky Ha-Ha series of graphic novels by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein. She has worked for various Hollywood animation studios including Disney TV and Dreamworks Animation, and co-directed an animated feature called Where’s the Dragon? Parachute Kids is her first solo venture, a graphic novel inspired by her own experiences. Born in Taiwan, Betty immigrated to California as a parachute kid when she was ten. She lives in Los Angeles.

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