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Stephen Shaskan

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Stephen Shaskan grew up in Upstate New York, graduated from Rhode Island School of Design, and moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota to become a rock star! Since then Stephen has played in four rock bands. He has taught art classes for the Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul Academy's Artward Bound program, and Jordan Park School of Extended Learning, a Minneapolis Public School. Stephen now works as a children's book author and illustrator, and as an early childhood educator at the Seward Child Care Center, where his musical talents have brought him rock star status among the children at the center. Whether...

Roxie Munro

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Roxie Munro has been an artist from the age of six, when she won first prize in a county-wide contest for a painting of a bowl of fruit. She has supported herself all her life on her art, at one point freelancing in Washington DC as a television courtroom artist. Clients included CBS, the Washington Post, and the Associated Press. Fourteen of her paintings have been published as covers of "The New Yorker" magazine.

Roxie is the award-winning author/illustrator of more than 40 books for children, primarily nonfiction. Her books have been translated into French, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, and Japanese....