Chien, Catia

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Chien, Catia


Born in São Paulo, Brazil; immigrated to United States. Education: Attended college. Hobbies and other interests: Swing dancing, making soup.


Home—P.O. Box 1290, Tustin, CA 92781. E-mail—[email protected].


Illustrator and animator. Exhibitions: Work included in exhibitions in California and Chicago, IL.


Suzanne Selfors, To Catch a Mermaid, Little, Brown (New York, NY), 2007.

Dashka Slater, The Sea Serpent and Me, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 2008.

Contributor to books, including Princess Alyss of Wonderland, by Frank Beddor, Dial (New York, NY), 2007. Creator of comics, including "Tumbleweed." Contributor to "Flight" and "Belle and Sebastian" cartoon anthologies.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Kirkus Reviews, July 15, 2007, review of To Catch a Mermaid.

Publishers Weekly, September 3, 2007, review of To Catch a Mermaid, p. 59.

School Library Journal, September, 2007, Elizabeth Bird, review of To Catch a Mermaid, p. 208.


Catia Chien Home Page, (September 15, 2008).

GUU Press Web site, (February 1, 2007), Byron Tsang, interview with Chien.