Individual Author Record
Patrick lived in Chicago and currently resides in Munster, Indiana.
Biographical and Professional Information
You know that kid who was constantly getting yelled at by teachers to stop drawing pictures and pay attention? The one whose book covers and paper margins were covered with artwork? The kid who handed in test papers that were half completed but thoroughly illustrated? That was Patrick Girouard.Now he's a freelance illustrator whose clients include Sesame Street Magazine, National Geographic World, Kid City, Spider, Weekly Reader, USA Today, Click, Scholastic, Highlights and Oxford University Press.His work can be found in over 100 children's books as well as museum exhibits, greeting cards, t-shirts, games, toys, puzzles, odd scraps of paper, the margins of newspapers, and his Mom's refrigerator door.
Dinosaurs Dance (With Larry Dane Brimner), Childrens Press, 1998I Have a Weird Brother Who Digested a Fly (With Joan Holub), Albert Whitman & Company, 1999Yikes--Lice! (With Donna Caffey), Albert Whitman & Company, 2002Nina and Nolan Build a Nonsense Poem (With Lisa Bullard),Norwood House Press, 2011
Titles At Your Library
Dinosaurs Dance (Rookie Readers)
Children's Press(CT). 1998
Rookie Readers RM have provided entertaining, high-quality introductions to reading for more than a generation. Each title features full-color, often hilarious illustrations and engaging stories that always involve a young child figuring out concepts or solving problems on his or her own. Every new title contains a Word List and a color-coded reading-level key on the back cover.
*Science Books and Films Best Books., ''Yikes - Lice!''
*Society of School Librarians International Honor Book., ''I Have A Weird Brother Who Digested A Fly.''