Chris Van Dusen





Chris Van Dusen

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Chris Van Dusen writes: “I was born in Portland, Maine, on St. Patrick’s Day, 1960. As a child, my brothers and I would spend hours drawing pictures. We didn’t have video games or computers to entertain us, so we drew instead. One of my brothers would sketch intricate war scenes. Another would draw animals so realistic you’d swear they were breathing. My specialty was aliens, robots, and monsters.

“Dr. Seuss and Robert McCloskey were my heroes. I loved the rhythm of Dr. Seuss’ words and I was fascinated by the meticulous detail of Robert McCloskey’s illustrations. I had no idea back then that I’d end up writing and illustrating children’s books when I grew up.

“After high school, I studied fine art at The University of Massachusetts at Dartmo
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Even though I’m working on several new projects right now, I’ll only have one book coming out this year and that will be the second book in Kate DiCamillo’s Tales From Deckawoo Drive series. This time the main character is Francine Poulet in a book titled Francine Poulet Meets The Ghost Raccoon. It will be released on August 25th. Therefore I don’t have many of events lined up this summer, just...

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