Tatjana Mai-Wyss

Tatjana Mai-Wyss - Designer

Greenville, SC, USA

Tatjana is a born children's book illustrator. Her work is warm and playful, combining lovable characters and joyful colors to tell a story.

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Overview

Tatjana Mai-Wyss specializes in children's illustration. She has always loved reading and drawing, and illustration seems like the perfect combination of the two. People have said her pictures make them happy, and to her that is the best feeling. She tries to to share her love of stories and give readers a peek at the world from her perspective.
She loves the challenge of working on unique projects with a variety of clients, and her illustrations have been published in books, magazines and cards in the US and abroad.
Originally from Switzerland, Tatjana loves to travel and has lived in quite a few places- luckily there are still many more parts of the world for her to explore! She is happy to be fluent in a few languages and can work on projects in French and German as well as English.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's - Picture Books
Non-Fiction
Children's - Non-fiction
Comics (non fiction)
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
DIY & Crafts

Work experience

Illustrator

Self-employed
September, 1997 – Present (about 22 years)

selected clients:

Doubleday Books, Designhouse Greetings, Edition Gollong, UsbornePublishing, Tundra Books,

Random House, Dutton Childrens Books, Sleeping Bear Press, Sterling Publishing Co.,

Peachtree Publishers, G.P. Putnams's Sons, Tricycle Press, Babybug, Ladybug, Spider and Cricket magazines,

Allrecipe Magazine, atHome Magazine, éditions point de suspension, ​éditions du poisson soluble

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Bunny's Book Club

Annie Silvestro

"With bright illustrations as charming as the story itself, Bunny's Book Club celebrates the joy and magic of books. A pleasurable read for book lovers big and small." - Seira Wilson, Amazon EditorJoin Bunny for a top-secret trip to the library in a story that celebrates the love of reading! Bunny loves to sit outside the library with the kids and listen to summer story time. But when the weat... read more

"With bright illustrations as charming as the story itself, Bunny's Book Club celebrates the joy and magic of books. A pleasurable read for book lovers big and small." - Seira Wilson, Amazon EditorJoin Bunny for a top-secret trip to the library in a story that celebrates the love of reading! Bunny loves to sit outside the library with the kids and listen to summer story time. But when the weat... read more

Bunny's Book Club Goes to School

Annie Silvestro

Bunny and his forest friends from Bunny's Book Club are back! And this time they're heading to class to make sure their young friend has the best first day of school ever.Bunny and his forest friends meet at the town library every Saturday morning for book club. But one summer day, their library buddy Josie confesses to Bunny that she's nervous about starting school. Bunny has an idea: He'll g... read more

Bunny and his forest friends from Bunny's Book Club are back! And this time they're heading to class to make sure their young friend has the best first day of school ever.Bunny and his forest friends meet at the town library every Saturday morning for book club. But one summer day, their library buddy Josie confesses to Bunny that she's nervous about starting school. Bunny has an idea: He'll g... read more

Whole-y Cow! Fractions are Fun

Taryn Souders

Learning about fractions isn't always easy, but who says it can't be fun? Using one very entertaining cow, math teacher Taryn Souders has devised a very clever (and fun) way of explaining fractions to beginning learners. One whole cow, calmly eating hay, decided to act differently on this particular day. One whole cow - what should we do? I know! Let's paint one half blue! Prompted by a poem a... read more

Learning about fractions isn't always easy, but who says it can't be fun? Using one very entertaining cow, math teacher Taryn Souders has devised a very clever (and fun) way of explaining fractions to beginning learners. One whole cow, calmly eating hay, decided to act differently on this particular day. One whole cow - what should we do? I know! Let's paint one half blue! Prompted by a poem a... read more

The Twelve Days of Christmas in South Carolina (The Twelve Days of Christmas in America)

Melinda Long

Rainbow-painted houses, yummy shrimp stew, war heroes, prowling pirates, kudzu monsters, leaping dolphins…and a wren in a palmetto tree: that's a South Carolina Christmas, and Laura is experiencing it all for the first time! Kids will love exploring this magical southern state with her.

Rainbow-painted houses, yummy shrimp stew, war heroes, prowling pirates, kudzu monsters, leaping dolphins…and a wren in a palmetto tree: that's a South Carolina Christmas, and Laura is experiencing it all for the first time! Kids will love exploring this magical southern state with her.

A Song For My Sister

Lesley Simpson

WAAAAA! When Mira's wish for a sister at long last comes true, she's thrilled-but the new baby isn't exactly what she expected. Who knew someone so little could make so much noise! No matter what Mira or her parents do to soothe or amuse her, the baby's reaction is . . . WAAAAA! On the day of her simchat bat, her Jewish naming ceremony, the baby cries--as usual! That is, until Mira steps close... read more

WAAAAA! When Mira's wish for a sister at long last comes true, she's thrilled-but the new baby isn't exactly what she expected. Who knew someone so little could make so much noise! No matter what Mira or her parents do to soothe or amuse her, the baby's reaction is . . . WAAAAA! On the day of her simchat bat, her Jewish naming ceremony, the baby cries--as usual! That is, until Mira steps close... read more

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