Give a kid a classic!

Cozy Classics is the popular board book series by Jack and Holman Wang presenting well-loved stories in 12 words and 12 needle-felted illustrations. As seen in the New York Times, People magazine, the Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal and more!

SXSW - Build a Life Not a Resume

Heading down to SXSW!

We are thrilled to announce that Holman will be hosting a career-building session with Nathan Gebhard, co-founder of Roadtrip Nation, at SXSW in Austin, Texas on March 17, 2015! The session is entitled, “Build a Life, Not a Resume.” Here’s the blurb: You are not just your job title. See why everyone should build a life—not a resume—with this discussion… Read more →

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Cozy Classics website update!

Being a children’s book author and illustrator is like running your own small business. And as any small business owner knows, sometimes you have to wear a lot of hats. In our case, one of those hats includes “web designer.” Armed with absolutely no website-building experience whatsoever, Holman built the original Cozy Classics website over two years ago. But it… Read more →

Jane Austen Cover to Cover - Quirk Books

A little love thrown our way…

It’s always nice to get bits of press about your books. It’s incredible when your books show up in other books! Jane Austen Cover to Cover: 200 Years of Classics Covers is a recent anthology written by Margaret C. Sullivan and published by Quirk Books. Here’s the description: Jane Austen’s six novels are true classics, still immensely popular some 200… Read more →

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Great Expectations sneak peek

Just so everyone knows that our Star Wars adventures haven’t made us forget about the classics, here’s a sneak peek from Cozy Classics: Great Expectations. It’s of course Ms. Havisham and Estella torturing a young Pip, so much so that be begins to CRY. When we have a release date for this new title, we’ll let you know! Read more →


Gaining traction in the Star Wars universe

Within a few days of Star Wars Epic Yarns being announced to the world on Mashable on November 21, we’ve already started to gain some legitimacy in the Star Wars universe. A few days ago, our tweet about the Mashable post was re-tweeted by David Prowse, the original actor who played Darth Vader in the Star Wars movies! And today,… Read more →


Star Wars Epic Yarns proofs are in!

It’s a big day around here. The proofs for Star Wars: Epic Yarns are in! Here’s a picture of Holman in his studio reviewing the proofs. They look fabulous, and the books will be off to first printing soon. Can’t wait to share these books with the world! Read more →

Star Wars Epic Yarns - C3PO in San Francisco

A visit to Chronicle Books in San Fran

Two weeks ago, Holman had the privilege of attending the Chronicle Books Spring 2015 Children’s Tea in San Francisco. At the event, attended by booksellers, librarians, and reviewers, Holman had the opportunity to present our upcoming three-volume board books series, Star Wars: Epic Yarns. Holman explained the philosophy behind abridging adult stories into word primers, and gave a quick behind-the-scenes… Read more →


A good day in a writer’s life

From Jack’s Facebook page today: Today, I received author copies of The Humber Literary Review. Tonight, I’m going to see Ian McEwan. One of those rare good days when the writing life doesn’t just take my blood. Read more →