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Stef Wade

Author

Stef used to write about cardboard boxes, but thinks writing books is far more exciting.

Stef is the author of A Place for Pluto, a 2018 Barnes & Noble story time pick, 2019 TXLA 2×2 Reading List Book, 2019 UK Summer Reading Challenge book, and a 2019 LITA Golden Duck Notable Picture Book.

Her newest picture book, The Very Last Leaf, will be released by Capstone Publishing in 2020.

Stef holds a BA in advertising from Marquette University and an MBA in Integrated Marketing Communication from DePaul University. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).

She’s bounced all over the Midwest with her college sweetheart husband and her three historically and literary named boys. She currently resides in the Milwaukee area.

Learn more about Stef Wade on her website

Books




Festival Testimonials

Wonderful selection of authors. Great presentations that work for many ages.
...I loved seeing how the artist does her drawing because I want to be an artist when I'm older.
I think I’m going to cry! (Steven Kellogg) was so nice, and he is a good drawer and writer. (2nd grade student)