Maureen Teresa Skaggs
Pen Name: Maureen Skaggs
Born: 1987 in Joliet, IL
I was born and raised in Joliet, and graduated from Columbia College Chicago. I wrote "The Tail of Gigi" while back in Joliet, and that's where I found out about Windy City Pubslishers, located in Rolling Meadows, who published the book. I now currently live in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Maureen Skaggs is an autistic author and illustrator who earned her BA in Traditional Film Animation and graduated with Honors from Columbia College Chicago. She learned Digital Imaging & Animation from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. When Maureen is illustrating she specializes in Disney, Warner Bros., and anime style. In her children’s fiction book, The Tail of Gigi, Skaggs wrote and illustrated a story a lonely and scared puppy living on the streets who gets a second chance at a happy life.
The Tail of Gigi, Windy City Publishers, 2012
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