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Louann Mattes Brown

Connection to Illinois: Brown lives in Gillespie.

Biography: Louann Mattes Brown earned a BA and MS degree in Art Education. An author, artist and illustrator, she taught elementary art for many years. She's had work published in Baby Bug, Lady Bug, and Family Fun.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

How to Create Spectacular Halloween Costumes (Edge Books: Halloween Extreme)
ISBN: 1429654228 OCLC: 653476343

Capstone Press Mankato, MN : 2011

Are you searching for a Halloween costume that will get you noticed? Then How to Create Spectacular Halloween Costumes is the book for you! From a guitar-playing vampire to the floor of a movie theater, these easy-to-make costumes are sure to impress your friends. They might even cause a few screams!