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Mark Gonyea

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Born in northern New York seven years before I saw Star Wars for the first time. While spending the better portion of my early life watching tv, going to movies and playing video games, little did I realize this was to be the essential ground work for a career in cartooning, graphic design and kids books.

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Mark Gonyea This isn't exclusive to authors, but the sense of accomplishment by seeing an idea through from beginning to end. There's a high that comes with…moreThis isn't exclusive to authors, but the sense of accomplishment by seeing an idea through from beginning to end. There's a high that comes with creativity, it's addicting. The more you make, the more you want to make.

And staying up late! That's pretty great too. (less)
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I pretty much know the theme I want to tackle next so right now I'm working on creating unique characters. That involves a lot of sketching and daydreaming.(less)
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3.54 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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A Book About Color: A Clear...

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A Wish for Elves

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Counting on Letters: From A...

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Monkey Suit: An A to Z of W...

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Mr.Oblivious Book Three

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013
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Mr.Oblivious Book One

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Spooky Box received a starred review in the July 22, 2013, issue of Publishers Weekly. Hurray!

"Funny and original Halloween fun."

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