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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John Sandford  

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Genre: Illustrator

Audience: Children;


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Illinois Connection

Sandford lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

John Sandford has illustrated over 60 children's books. He earned a gold medal from the Parents' Choice Awards, a best book selection from the Children's Book Council, and star reviews from Publishers Weekly and School Library Journal, among other honors. Sandford has worked in children's publishing for more than 30 years and is the art director for Cricket magazine.

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