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Erica Weisz

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Weisz lives in Deerfield.

Biography: Erica Weisz is an author and illustrator. Her passion for teaching inspires her to write and illustrate books that focus on character building, self-discovery, and personal growth. She can be seen visiting schools, libraries, museums, and community centers doing workshops with kids across the country.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Illustrator

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Wrestling dreams
ISBN: 9780988833876 OCLC: 988169583

Colt loves to wrestle. He dresses in his best wrestling gear, practices his moves, and bench presses his friends. But when the neighborhood doesn't approve of his habits, will anyone believe in his dream? Join Colt as he follows his passion, and discovers who will always be in his