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MEET JAMES

James Burks

James Burks has spent the last fifteen years working in the animation industry on various...

MEET JAMES
movies and televisions shows, including The Emperor’s New Groove, Atlantis, Treasure Planet, Space Jam, The Iron Giant, Wow Wow Wubbzy, and most recently Fan Boy & Chum Chum. James lives in Valencia, California.
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Bird & Squirrel on the Run

MEET FRANK

Frank Cammuso

Frank Cammuso is the Eisner-nominated creator of the Max Hamm, Fairy Tale Detective graphic...

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novels. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today and Newsweek. He lives in Syracuse, New York.
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Knights of the Lunch Table #1: The Dodgeball Chronicles
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Knights of the Lunch Table #2: The Dragon Players
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Knights of the Lunch Table #3: The Battling Bands

MEET NATHAN

Nathan Fox

Nathan Fox is an illustrator and storyteller whose work has appeared in the New York Times, ...

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the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Wired, and Entertainment Weekly, among others. His work has also been published by DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and Marvel. He lives with his wife in New York City.
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Dogs of War

MEET JIMMY

Jimmy Gownley

Jimmy Gownley began writing and drawing comics at age fifteen and has been nominated for the...

MEET JIMMY
Eisner Award thirteen times. In 2001 his hit series Amelia Rules! was released amid a flurry of rave reviews. He co-founded the organization Kids Love Comics, which works to promote comic books and graphic novels as a valuable tool for literacy and education in schools, libraries, and at home. Jimmy lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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The Dumbest Idea Ever!

MEET CHRIS

Chris Grine

Chris Grine is an artist and writer for Hallmark where he creates humorous greeting cards. His debut...

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graphic novel, CHICKENHARE, was nominated for an Eisner Award for best publication for a younger audience. Chris lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with his wife and their four-year-old daughter.
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Chickenhare

MEET NATHAN

Sheila Keenan

Sheila Keenan is the author of many nonfiction books, including Greetings from the 50 States; ...

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Animals in the House; O, Say Can You See?; Gods, Goddesses, and Monsters; and The Scholastic Encyclopedia of Women in The United States. She is currently collaborating with her husband, artist Kevin Duggan, on a picture book about crows. She lives in New York City.
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Dogs of War

MEET KAZU

Kazu Kibuishi

Kazu is the creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling Amulet series. He is also the founder...

MEET KAZU
and editor of the acclaimed Flight anthologies as well as the creator of Copper, a collection of his popular webcomic that features an adventuresome boy-and-dog pair. Kazu lives and works in Alhambra, California, with his wife and fellow comics artist, Amy Kim Kibuishi, and their children. Visit Kazu online at www.boltcity.com.
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Amulet Book 1: The Stonekeeper
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Amulet Book 2: The Stonekeeper's Curse
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Amulet Book 3: The Cloud Searchers
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Amulet Book 4: The Last Council
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Amulet Book 5: Prince of the Elves

MEET AJ

AJ Lieberman

AJ Lieberman started writing at MTV Networks, where he wrote and produced for both...

MEET AJ
Jon Stewart and Ted Demme. Later, he wrote numerous monthly titles for DC COMICS, including Batman, Gotham Knights, War Games, Harley Quin, and Martian Manhunter. He also co-created Cowboy Ninja Viking, an ongoing monthly comic from Image Comics. AJ lives in Plainview, New York.
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The Silver Six

MEET DAN

Dan McGuiness

Dan’s love of comics began when he got a job with a local comic shop. It was there that he started...

MEET DAN
to draw comics about his colleagues and the daily happenings in the store. He takes his inspiration from the cartoons and comics that made him laugh as a child. These days, Dan spends his time playing video games, watching cartoons, and creating children’s books. He lives in North Adelaide, South Australia.
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Pilot & Huxley #1: The First Adventure
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Pilot & Huxley #2: The Next Adventure

MEET SCOTT

Scott Morse

Scott Morse is the award-winning author of more than ten graphic novels, including Soulwind, The ...

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Barefoot Serpent, Magic Pickle, Visitations and Volcanic Revolver. In animation, Morse has worked as a character designer, storyboard artist, and art director for studios including Disney, Universal, and Cartoon Network. Scott Morse lives in Oakland, CA.
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Magic Pickle: The Full Color Graphic Novel
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Magic Pickle Vs. The Egg Poacher
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Magic Pickle and the Planet of the Grapes
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Magic Pickle and the Graden of Evil
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Magic Pickle and the Creature from the Black Legume

MEET JAKE

Jake Parker

Jake Parker’s comic work has appeared in the Flight and Out of Picture anthologies. He’s also worked...

MEET JAKE
as an animator at Blue Sky Studios and has worked on films such as Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, and Rio. Jake lives in Provo, Utah, with his family. Visit Jake at www.mrjakeparker.com.
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Missile Mouse #1: The Star Crusher
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Missile Mouse #2: Rescue on Tankium 3

MEET Darren

Darren Rawlings

Darren Rawlings graduated from the prestigious design and animation program at ...

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Sheridan College in Ontario, Canada. He was a storyboard and concept artist at Trainingscape and went on to become senior designer and concept artist at Big Studios, a motion graphics company working for clients such as ESPN, NBC, MLB Network, and HBO. Darren lives in Dundalk, Ontario.
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The Silver Six

MEET GREG

Greg Ruth

Greg Ruth has written and drawn stories for Dark Horse Comics, DC/Vertigo, Fantagraphics, and...

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the New York Times. His first picture book, Our Enduring Spirit, was written by Barack Obama. He is currently working on a graphic novel by Ethan Hawke. The Lost Boy is his debut graphic novel for Scholastic. He lives and works in western Massachusetts.
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The Lost Boy

MEET DAN

Dan Santat

Dan Santat made his publishing debut in 2004 with The Guild of Geniuses. Since then, he has gone on...

MEET DAN
to illustrate many other great titles such as Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally) by Lisa Yee, Otto Undercover by Rhea Perlman, Chicken Dance by Tammi Sauer, and Oh No! (Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World) by Mac Barnett. His is also the creator of the Disney animated series The Replacements. While Dan is well-known as an artist extraordinaire, his superhero career has not gone as well. He lives in Alhambra, California, with his wife and two kids.

MEET ALLEN

Allen Say

Allen Say is one of the most beloved artists working today. He is the recipient of the Caldecott Medal...

MEET ALLEN
for Grandfather's Journey, and also won a Caldecott Honor and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for The Boy Of The Three-Year Nap (written by Dianne Snyder). Many of Allen's stories are derived from his own experiences as a child. His other books include The Bicycle Man, Tea With Milk, and Tree Of Cranes, hailed by The Horn Book in a starred review as "the achievement of a master in his prime." Allen's book Drawing From Memory received four starred reviews. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
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Drawing From Memory

MEET JEFF

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith is the creator of the award-winning, New York Times bestselling BONE series. He was born...

MEET JEFF
and raised in the American Midwest and learned about cartooning from comic strips, comic books, and TV animation. Between BONE and other comics projects, he spends much of his time on the international guest circuit promoting comics and the art of graphic novels. Visit Jeff online at www.boneville.com.
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Bone #1: Out from Boneville
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Bone #2: The Great Cow Race
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Bone #3: Eye of the Storm
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Bone #4: The Dragonslayer
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Bone #5: Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border
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Bone #6: Old Man's Cave
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Bone #7: Ghost Circles
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Bone #8: Treasure Hunters
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Bone #9: Crown of Horns
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Bone Prequel: Rose
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Bone Handbook
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Bone Prequel: Tall Tales
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Bone: Quest for the Spark #1
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Bone: Quest for the Spark #2
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Bone: Quest for the Spark #3

MEET TOM

Tom Sniegoski

Tom Sniegoski is the New York Times bestselling author of more than two dozen novels, including the...

MEET TOM
BONE: Quest for the Spark books, which were illustrated by Jeff Smith, and The Fallen, a teen fantasy quartet. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and their French bulldog, Kirby. Visit Tom online at www.sniegoski.com.
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Bone Prequel: Tall Tales
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Bone: Quest for the Spark #1
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Bone: Quest for the Spark #2
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Bone: Quest for the Spark #3

MEET R.L.

R.L. Stine

In July 1992, Scholastic released R.L. Stine’s first Goosebumps book. Twenty years later,...

MEET R.L.
Goosebumps is now one of the best-selling children’s series of all-time—with more than 300 million books sold in 32 languages. The Goosebumps brand includes books, video games, a tv show, DVDs and more. R.L. Stine lives in New York with his wife, Jane, and his King Charles spaniel, Minnie. Visit him online at www.RLStine.com.

Goosebumps Graphix titles were adapted and illustrated by:

  • #1 Creepy Creatures: Gabriel Hernandez, Greg Ruth, and Scott Morse
  • #2 Terror Trips: Amy Kim Gantor, Jill Thompson, and Jamie Tolagson
  • #3 Scary Summer: Ted Naifeh, Dean Haspiel, and Kyle Baker

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Goosebumps #1: Creepy Creatures
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Goosebumps #2: Terror Trips
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Goosebumps #3: Scary Summer

MEET SHAUN

Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan is the author and illustrator of the award-winning, bestselling graphic novel The Arrival,...

MEET SHAUN
and also Tales From Outer Suburbia, a collection of illustrated short stories. Both books were named to the New York Times list of Best Illustrated Children's Books. He won an Oscar for his short film "The Lost Thing" based on a story in the book Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan, and he is also the recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Shaun Tan lives in Melbourne, Australia.
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Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan
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The Arrival
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The Bird King: An Artist's Notebook

MEET RAINA

Raina Telgemeier

Raina Telgemeier grew up in San Francisco, then moved to New York City, where she earned an...

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illustration degree at the School of Visual Arts. Smile, her critically acclaimed graphic memoir based on her childhood, was a #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the Eisner Award for Best Publication for Teens, and received a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor. Raina also adapted and illustrated The Baby-sitters Club graphic novels, which were selected for YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens list and Booklist’s Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth list. Raina’s most recent book, Drama, is a New York Times bestseller. Raina lives in Astoria, New York, with her husband and fellow comics artist, Dave Roman. Visit Raina online at www.goRaina.com.
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#1 Kristy's Great Idea
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#2 The Truth About Stacy
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#3 Mary Anne Saves the Day
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#4 Claudia and Mean Janine

MEET DOUG

Doug TenNapel

Doug TenNapel is an Eisner award-winning artist and the author and illustrator of such acclaimed graphic...

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novels as Tommysaurus Rex, Monster Zoo, and Creature Tech. He is also the creator of the hugely popular character Earthworm Jim. GHOSTOPOLIS was a 2011 ALA Top Ten Great Graphic Novel for Teens, and the follow-up, BAD ISLAND, is a 2012 ALA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, as well as one of School Library Journal's Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2011. Doug lives in Glendale, California, with his wife and four children. You can visit him online at tennapel.com.
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Ghostopolis
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Bad Island
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Tommysaurus Rex

MEET CHRIS

Chris Wooding

Chris Wooding’s first book was published when he was only nineteen years old. In addition to...

MEET CHRIS
Pandemonium, he is the author of Malice and its sequel, Havoc; Storm Thief and Poison, both ALA Best Books for Young Adults; The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and Booklist Top 10 Fantasy Book for Youth; and the Broken Sky series. He has traveled all around the world and currently lives in London. Visit Chris online at www.chriswooding.com.
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Malice #2: Havoc
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Pandemonium

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