Cindy Weill has lived in Asia, Europe and Mexico. She currently resides in New York City. Cindy holds a Doctorate of Education from Columbia University. Her dissertation work focused on intercultural collaboration in bookmaking with rural artisans. She is the author of Ten Mice for Tet (Chronicle) AbeCedarios, Opuestos, Colores de la vida, Count me in!, Mi Familia Calaca, Animal Talk, Let's Work (Cinco Puntos) and Vámonos (Lee & Low). These books have received starred reviews and multiple awards. In her free time, she likes to read and hang out with artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico.