Renowned author/ illustrator YAYO visits École J.H. Sissons

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) is excited to announce that French author / illustrator YAYO is in Yellowknife this week to meet with students from École J.H. Sissons. Diego Herrera, known as YAYO, is an award-winning Colombian-born Canadian writer and illustrator based out of Montreal. YAYO studied advertising art and fine arts before moving to Quebec permanently in 1987. He writes and illustrates children's books and also produces cartoons for Canadian and American newspapers and magazines. YAYO will work with French Immersion students from École J.H. Sissons on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday this week. We’re grateful he’s visiting us and we know our students are eager to learn from him!