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Andrew Day

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Connection to Illinois: Day was born and raised in the Chicago area. He currently resides in Forest Park.

Biography: Andrew Day is an artist and illustrator at a Chicago advertising agency. He has illustrated numerous books for children. He also develops new stories for original comics and graphic novels, as well as comic fan artwork.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Illustrator

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Best in Show
ISBN: 0802720641 OCLC: 612958273

Walker, New York : 2011.

Abby is convinced that Gem, a poodle puppy, will grow up to be a champion, and helps with her grooming and training to make sure that will happen--which comes in handy when Gem's trainer is injured the day of the big show. Includes In-fur-mation about dog shows and poodles.

Now Hiring: White House Dog
ISBN: 0802784860 OCLC: 300718441

Walker & Co., New York : 2009.

While their parents--the President and First Lady--prepare for a big, fancy dinner, two little sisters conduct secret dog interviews to find the perfect pet.

The Leaves on Trees
ISBN: 0545312906 OCLC: 690088213

Scholastic, New York, N.Y. : ©2011.

Follows a group of children as they enjoy the sights and smells of fall, including the crunchy leaves and those that have changed color. Based on the song The wheels on the bus.