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A Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book.Stinky is a monster who loves pickles and possums but is terrified of people. This hilarious and heartwarming story by ferociously talented cartoonist Eleanor Davis proves that even monsters can make new friends . . . warts and all!



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Eleanor Davis

My name is Eleanor Davis. I'm a cartoonist and illustrator. A collection of my short comics for adults, How To Be Happy, is out now from Fantagraphics Books. I have two graphic novels for kids: The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook (2009) which I created with my husband Drew Weing, and the easy-reader Stinky (2008) . I live in Athens, Georgia. Clients include: The New Yorker, The New York Times, Google, The Wall Street Journal, Plansponser, MIT Tech Review, Lucky Peach, Nautilus, Time Magazine, Telerama, Slate, BusinessWeek, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Oxford American, Nobrow Press, BUST Magazine, Charlex NYC, Fantagraphics Books, Dutton, TOON Books, First Second Books, Houghton Mifflin, Workman Publishing, and Bloomsbury Books. Awards and recognition include: Society of Illustrators - Gold and Silver; Eisner Nominee (Secret Science Alliance) ; Print Magazine's New Visual Artists 2009; Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor (Stinky) ; Russ Manning Award (Stinky) ; Best American Comics 2008 cover & Best American Comics 2013. In nursery school I got a ribbon for "Best Fine Motor Skills. "



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