u003cbu003eu003cbu003eAn inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's u003c/bu003eu003cbu003eu003ciu003eBambiu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbu003e to life.u003c/bu003eu003c/bu003e u003cpu003eBefore he became an artist named Tyrus Wong, he was a boy named Wong Geng Yeo. He traveled across a vast ocean from China to America with only a suitcase and a few papers. Not papers for drawing--which he loved to do--but immigration papers to start a new life. Once in America, Tyrus seized every opportunity to make art, eventually enrolling at an art institute in Los Angeles. Working as a janitor at night, his mop twirled like a paintbrush in his hands. Eventually, he was given the opportunity of a lifetime--and using sparse brushstrokes and soft watercolors, Tyrus created the iconic backgrounds ofu003ciu003e Bambiu003c/iu003e. u003cpu003eJulie Leung and Chris Sasaki perfectly capture the beautiful life and work of a painter who came to this country with dreams and talent--and who changed the world of animation forever.