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...more


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2014 is one of those rare two-book-years for me, and so it’s time for another book launch! This go around, the book is titled Leroy Ninker Saddles Up written by the one and only Kate DiCamillo. Yes, it’s true, Kate is bringing back all the characters from the Mercy Watson books and Leroy Ninker (originally from Mercy Watson Fights Crime) is the star of book one in a whole new series called Tale...

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