Brendan Wenzel is an author and illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. His work has appeared in animations, magazines and children's books including Some Bugs and Some Pets, authored by Angela DiTerlizzi. His debut picture book, They All Saw a Cat, was a New York Times bestseller and the recipient of a 2017 Caldecott Honor.
An ardent conservationist, he is a proud collaborator with many organisations working to ensure the future of wild places and threatened species, especially within South East Asia. This work inspired his second picture book about animals, Hello Hello, published in March 2018. Brendan is a graduate of Pratt Institute.