Wendy Froud was born and raised in Detroit, USA. She studied
art and music, then became a puppet-maker and sculptor for the Jim
Henson studios in London and New York.
She created film characters the Gelflings for Dark Crystal and
Yoda for the Star Wars movies, as well as puppets for the Muppets
Her art is featured in three books co-created with Terri Windling:
A Midsummer Night's Faery Tale, The Winter Child, and The Faeries
of Spring Cottage.