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Andy Runton

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Andy is the creator of the breakout all-ages series of graphic novels, Owly, featuring a kind-hearted little owl who's always searching for new friends and adventure. Relying on a mixture of symbols and expressions to tell his silent stories, Andy?s work showcases both his gift for characterization and his love of birds, animals, and the outdoors. His animated and heartwarming style has made him a favorite of both fans and critics alike.

The Owly series has earned him multiple awards in the comics and graphic novel community, including the Howard E. Day Memorial Prize, the Harvey Award, two Ignatz Awards, and the 2006 Eisner Award for "Best Publication for a Younger Audience". He lives in the greater Atlanta area, where he works full-time on
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Average rating: 4.11 · 14,837 ratings · 879 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
Owly, Vol. 1:  The Way Home...

4.06 avg rating — 6,167 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Owly, Vol. 2: Just a Little...

4.16 avg rating — 3,120 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Owly, Vol. 3: Flying Lesson...

4.23 avg rating — 1,593 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Owly, Vol. 4:  A Time to Be...

4.17 avg rating — 1,545 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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Owly, Vol. 5: Tiny Tales (O...

4.18 avg rating — 886 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Owly & Wormy, Friends All A...

3.98 avg rating — 495 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Owly & Wormy, Bright Lights...

3.87 avg rating — 342 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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3.76 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 2012
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Owly: Splashin' Around

4.38 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 2009
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Owly: Breakin' The Ice

4.43 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2006
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