Chris Van Dusen
Author/illustrator Chris Van Dusen brings humor, adventure, lively language and colorful, kinetic illustrations to all of his children's books. Along with drawing Kate DiCamillo’s Mercy Watson and others, he has created several unforgettable literary characters, including Mr. Magee (and his trusty dog, Dee) and King Hugo (the royal with the big ego). Van Dusen has also illustrated for magazines, books, T-shirts and greeting cards. He lives in Maine with his wife, two sons and, naturally a dog.
Writers Support, Young ReadersThe Girl with More than One Heart
Young ReadersAim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith’s Race to Complete Amelia Earhart’s Quest
Young ReadersBilge Rat, Pirate Adventurer: Demon Pirate
Non-Fiction, Young ReadersThe World Is Awake: A Celebration of Everyday Blessings