Meet ‘Wanda and Winky’ author, illustrator

Wanda and WinkyThe author and illustrator of a book about two Detroit Zoo elephants will hold a book signing August 12 at Jen’s Gifts of Love, 4280 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield.

Farmington Hills resident Susan Warner illustrated Wanda and Winky, written by retired Walled Lake Consolidated School District media specialist Linda K. McLean. Written for children ages 5-12, the book tells the true story of two elephants who were voluntarily transferred from the Detroit Zoo to an animal sanctuary in California in 2005.

The book signing will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn more about the book at