About the Author

Angela Ruzicka grew up with her young sister Amanda, who uses a wheelchair full-time due to Spina Bifida. Having a sibling with disabilities gave Angela many different experiences and insights. After a dream of Wendy on Wheels, she knew she had to bring this unforgettable character to the world.  Angela visits many schools to educate students on acceptance, bullying, character and empathy.

About the Illustrator

Elizabeth Gearhart is an illustrator and cartoonist living in St. Charles, Missouri. She has worked with The Current, UM-St. Louis’s newspaper, doing article illustrations and a weekly comic strip called Sconeborough. She’s also contributed to the Side B comic anthology and won 1st place awards from the Missouri College Media Association in 2007 and 2009 for her editorial cartoons and comic strips. In addition to art, she also does photography as a hobby.  You can view more of Elizabeth’s work at http://silvertiger.lmfao.org.uk.