Artist / Illustrator Sylvia L. Walker is a Native of Pasadena, California. She has lived in Philadelphia, PA since 1981. She studied at the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angles earning a BFA Degree. Her works include freelance childrenâ€™s fashion illustration for clients Simplicity and McCalls pattern companies. Other clients include Keystone Health Partners, The Coca Cola Company National Adoption Center, Antiock Publishing, and Woodtones Publishing Group. She expanded her focus to illustrating numerous childrensâ€™ books for publishers Just Us Books, Dover Publications, Scholastic, Harper Collins, Western Publishing, Essence Golden Books, Highlights Magazine, and penguin Putnam Books.