Francesco Sedita, Stephanie Sabol & Doug Yacka

Francesco Sedita, Stephanie Sabol & Doug Yacka

Francesco Sedita likes to make a lot of things. He’s the publisher of Penguin Workshop, where he works with an awesome team of people who also make lots of things. Those things are books of all shapes and sizes, from the sweetest of board books and pictures books like “I Can Only Draw Worms” by Will Mabbitt to books for all kinds of readers like the New York Times best-selling Who Was? book series, and KLAWDE: Evil, Alien Warlord Cat by Johnny Marciano and Emily Chenoweth.

He’s also the author of a series called Miss Popularity and he created and acted as Executive Producer of the Emmy-winning TV show called The Who Was? Show on Netflix. Francesco is hard at work with his great friends Prescott and Steve on a graphic novel series called The Pathfinders Society. The first book will be published in Spring 2020. Francesco grew up in Randolph, NJ and Morris Plains, NJ. He spent a lot of time at the Nautilus Diner in high school. He now lives in Manhattan with his husband and their orange cat, Alfredo.

Stephanie Sabol is a Jersey Shore native and a graduate of Boston College. She currently resides in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Douglas Yacka is a children’s book author living in New York City.