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Individual Author Record

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Genre: C:CHILDREN Fiction Illustrator



Illinois Connection

Willan lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Alex Willan is an author and an illustrator. His love of drawing led him to earn a BFA in illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. Alex has exhibited in art galleries and has painted murals, theater sets, and squirmy kids' faces, but his true love has always been children's books.

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Titles At Your Library


-- "Jasper & Ollie"

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2020-2021