Next Letter for Kids: Yehudi Mercado


Our next Letter for Kids comes from writer, artist, and animator Yehudi Mercado! Yehudi sends us a handwritten and illustrated letter about big moves across the continent, fitting in and finding your identity, and what it feels like to be the new kid.

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Yehudi Mercado is a former pizza delivery driver and Disney art director living in Los Angeles. From award-winning animated short films to cowriting and art directing the Guardians of the Galaxy mobile game, Yehudi has worked in various media for over fifteen years. His creator-owned comics include Buffalo Speedway, Pantalones, TX, Rocket Salvage, and Hero Hotel.


Photograph of Yehudi Mercado courtesy of Yehudi Mercado.