Chalk

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Product Details
Price
$15.99  $14.87
Publisher
Two Lions
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
12.3 X 9.1 X 0.6 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780761455264

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About the Author
Bill Thomson was born in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1963. Thomson has illustrated Karate Hour, Building With Dad, Baseball Hour, CHALK and Soccer Hour. Thomson's paintings, executed in acrylic paint with colored pencils, are highly realistic and utilize strong perspectives and dynamic compositions.Bill Thomson is also an Associate Professor of Illustration at the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford. Thomson lives in Southington, Connecticut with his wife, Diann, and their three sons, Billy, Nik, and Ethan.

Bill Thomson is the celebrated creator of Chalk and Fossil and the illustrator of Baseball Hour, Karate Hour, Soccer Hour, and Building with Dad, all written by Carol Nevius. Thomson's books have received many accolades: the National Parenting Publications Gold Award, designation as a Notable Children's Book by the American Library Association, a Teachers' Choices selection from the International Reading Association, a Booklist Editors' Choice, the Connecticut Book Award for Children's Illustrator, Kentucky's Bluegrass Award, Ohio's Buckeye Children's & Teen Book Award, and the Prix Livrentête in Paris, France. Thomson's artwork has also received more than seventy-five awards in the country's most prestigious juried illustration competitions.

Thomson lives with his family in Southington, Connecticut, and is also a professor of illustration at the University of Hartford. To see more of his artwork, visit www.billthomson.com.