Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Patrick Girouard  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri


-- Website -- http://www.pgirouard.com
-- Patrick Girouard on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=patrick+girouard


Illinois Connection

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.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Dinosaurs Dance (Rookie Readers)
ISBN: 0516263587

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.


Awards

Science Books and Films Best Books., ''Yikes - Lice!''

Society of School Librarians International Honor Book., ''I Have A Weird Brother Who Digested A Fly.''

Availability for Public Speaking

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Patrick does school and library visits and can be contacted via his web site.