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Timothy Young

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Born
in Belleville, New Jersey, The United States
April 12, 1963

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Timothy Young always wondered as a child who made the toys he played with, who wrote and illustrated the books he read and who made the cartoons he watched. He grew up to be one of the people who got to do all of them.

Aside from being the author/illustrator of 11 books including untitled, I Hate Picture Books!, If You Give the Puffin a Muffin, Do Not Open The Box! and I’m Going To Outer Space!, (a winner of the Family Choice Award), he has also designed toys, worked in animation and built puppets. He has also illustrated books for other authors and has written and illustrated two creative drawing books.

His career highlights include being the Head Model-Maker for the Penny cartoons on the first season of Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, designing and
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Average rating: 4.19 · 798 ratings · 376 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
I Hate Picture Books!

4.37 avg rating — 383 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Angry Little Puffin

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Untitled

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If You Give the Puffin a Mu...

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I'm Looking for a Monster!

4.25 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2008
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They're Coming!

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Do Not Open the Box

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I'm Going to Outer Space

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Shadows on My Wall

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Sometime in the summer of 1989 I was contacted by W. David Howser, the Art Director from Popular Science magazine. He wanted me to make a 3D illustration for the magazine. I was very excited to have the chance to work with them. They were writing an article about computer viruses, one of the first major pieces about them. (To give you some perspective, the article mentions Internet (n

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