(A touching celebration of the relationship between father...)
A touching celebration of the relationship between fathers and sons captures a month of Sundays in the life of a father and son in words and color illustrations.
( For John, Hannah, and little Emily, the haunted house w...)
For John, Hannah, and little Emily, the haunted house was the most wonderfully spooky place of all on Halloween. On a night filled with fun, the only thing that gave them goosebumps was the Grindlecat. With scraggly fur, fierce eyes, and a big old snaggle-tooth, he was one scary cat. But there was something very familiar about the spooky Grindlecat. Something maybe even — friendly. And that was the mystery they would explore no matter what.
Student, Oberlin College, 1977. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, 1980.
Animator, acting art director WSJV-television and Public television, Elkhart and South Bend, Indiana, 1977-1979. Art director Computer Creations, South Bend, 1981-1985. Freelance courtroom illustrator, 1985-1992.
Freelance illustrator Fort Wayne, 1985-1994. Freelance author, illustrator Harper Collins, Putnam, Clarion, New York City, since 1989. Chief Executive Officer Agricor, Marion, Indiana.
Volunteer anti-toxic dump organizations, Fort Wayne, 1992-1993. Member Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Children's Reading Round Table, Artlink Gallery (member panel), Designer/Craftsmen Guild(vice president 1990-1991).
Married Thomas Andrew Herr, August 31, 1l985. 1 child, Celeste Juliana.