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Christopher Weyant

Biography

Christopher Weyant

Christopher Weyant is a native of New Jersey and product of 12 years of Catholic School.  Both experiences led to a life of humor and satire. 

A cartoonist for The New Yorker, Chris’ work has been published worldwide in newspapers, magazines, books and online, and he has worked on numerous national advertising campaigns.  His cartoons are in permanent collection at The Whitney Museum of American Art and The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. In 2014, the Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard selected Weyant to be a Nieman Fellow, the second cartoonist to receive that honor in Nieman Foundation's seventy-five year history.

Chris's work has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Meet The Press,” "ABC News With Diane Sawyer" "Late Night with Seth Myers", CNN, MSNBC, and Fox. 

He has illustrated his first children's book, YOU ARE (NOT) SMALL, written by his wife, Anna Kang which was published in August of 2014 by Two Lions Press. His second book, THAT IS (NOT) MINE, is due out in 2015.

Chris graduated from Gettysburg College with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics planning on a career as a lawyer.  He gave it all up for a pen and a brush, and now lives outside New York City with his wife, Anna, and their two daughters.

Christopher Weyant

Books by Christopher Weyant

Written by Anna Kang with illustrations by Christopher Weyant - Children's, Children's 4-8, Picture
From the author-illustrator team of YOU ARE (NOT) SMALLl, winner of the 2015 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, comes an adorable picture book featuring Monty. He’s a little frog with a BIG secret that he’s ready to share. Monty learns how to face his fears with some help from his new friend --- YOU! 
Written by Anna Kang with illustrations by Christopher Weyant - Children's, Fiction, Picture, Youth Fiction

Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all! The simple text of Anna Kang and bold illustrations of New Yorker cartoonist Christopher Weyant tell an original and very funny story about size --- it all depends on who's standing next to you.