Cynthea Liu is author of Bike On, Bear! (Simon & Schuster), which is an Illinois Reads title and the Oklahoma Book Award winner in 2016. Paris Pan Takes the Dare (Putnam) is a humorous mystery novel for grades 4-7, and The Great Call of China (grades 7-12) is part of Speak’s bestselling S.A.S.S. series. Her picture book Wooby and Peep (ages 4-8) was a Barnes & Noble Summer selection. Cynthea’s forthcoming titles are Gus Love Cinderella (Disney/Random House), Flounder Loves Ariel (Disney/Random House), and Disney Princess Storybook Collection (Disney Book Group). She has also ghostwritten a bestselling chapter book title for Disney/Random House.
Based in Chicago, Cynthea has spoken to a number of schools in Illinois and across the country. She has also been a guest speaker for national conferences organized by the American Library Association, American Association of School Librarians, Association for Library Services to Children, and the Young Adult Library Services Association, among others. In addition, Cynthea has had the opportunity to speak locally and regionally for the Illinois School Media Library Association, the Illinois Reading Council, the Illinois State Board of Education, and the Chicago Teacher-Librarians Association.
Cynthea is a frequent guest author for local family literacy nights and young author conferences. She is also a writing coach and faculty member for conferences associated with the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and local universities and colleges. She has been featured on ABC’s Chicago 7 and the Chicago Sun Times.
About Mulan’s Perfect Present, Jasmine’s New Friends, Belle’s Friendship Invention, and Tiana’s Friendship Fix-Up
These books in the Disney Princess Fairy-Tale Friendship series features two Disney Princess stories in one–and celebrates the friendship and loyalty a princess shares with her friends!
Books in the Disney Princess Fairy-Tale Friendship series celebrates the friendship and loyalty a princess shares with her friends! Princess Jasmine from Disney Aladdin and Princess Mulan from Disney Mulan show what it means to be a true friend. Belle from Disney Beauty and the Beast and Tiana from Disney The Princess and the Frog celebrate the joy of friendship.