Craig Thompson





Craig Thompson

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in Traverse City, Michigan, The United States
September 21, 1975

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Craig Ringwalt Thompson (b. September 21, 1975 in Traverse City, Michigan) is a graphic novelist best known for his 2003 work Blankets. Thompson has received four Harvey Awards, two Eisner Awards, and two Ignatz Awards. In 2007, his cover design for the Menomena album Friend and Foe received a Grammy nomination for Best Recording Package.



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Happy Holidays, Blog-Friends, and as ever thanks for your patience with these updates. As of today, CHAPTER SIX of SPACE DUMPLINS is finally complete. Only one more (shorter) chapter to complete the book. Unfortunately, I’ve fallen behind schedule – distracted by finalizing the cover design, a trip to NYC to meet with Scholastic, some health problems, and of course MOMO trampling pages in the m...

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Average rating: 4.04 · 95,818 ratings · 7,446 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
Blankets
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 53,024 ratings — published 2003 — 31 editions
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Habibi
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 19,685 ratings — published 2011 — 18 editions
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Good-Bye, Chunky Rice
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 5,740 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Carnet de Voyage
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 3,131 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2003
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Kissypoo Garden: The Shorte...
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Adam's Amazing Counting Boo...
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2012
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Space Dumplins
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“How satisfying it is to leave a mark on a blank surface. To make a map of my movement - no matter how temporary.”
Craig Thompson, Blankets

“You have so many layers, that you can peel away a few, and everyone's so shocked or impressed that you're baring your soul, while to you it's nothing, because you know you've twenty more layers to go.”
Craig Thompson, Carnet de Voyage

“Maybe I'm sad about wanting you. I'm not too comfortable with wanting someone.”
Craig Thompson, Blankets

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