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  BIO  
 

I've been making picture books since the summer of '95, with my first published book hitting the shelves in '97. I'd always been a fan of children's illustration, but never considered doing it myself. Before '95 I was really interested in cartooning, and
really wanted to start my own comic book. But my drawings, and stories, were getting simpler and more whimsical. I wanted to make a living off my drawing so I began looking around. It was at this time that I really began to investigate picture books. What struck me then, and what I love about picture books to this day, is that there is no set style. Anything goes. The more unique the style, the better. So I dug in, and started working on some of my own picture book illustration.

I think I made the right choice. Picture books feel very natural to me. I'm not saying that they are easy, or they are not hard work. It just feels right to me to sit down and draw race cars, or zoos or monsters all day.

 
  BOOKS PUBLISHED  
 
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Title:

Icky Ricky #1: Toilet Paper Mummy

Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, 2013
   
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Title: Icky Ricky #2: The End of the World
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, 2013
   
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Title:

Fangbone! Third Grade Barbarian

Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2011

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*Chosen by the New York Public Library as one of the 10 best children's graphic novels for 2012

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Title: The Egg of Misery (Fangbone! Third Grade Barbarian)
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2012
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* A Bank Street Best Book of 2013
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Title: The Birthday Party of Dread (Fangbone! Third Grade Barbarian)
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2012
   
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Title: My Dog Jack is Fat
Author: Eve Bunting
Publisher: Marshall Cevendish, 2011
   
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Title: Furious George Goes Bananas
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2010
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  • IRA/CBC Children’s Choices List 2011
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Title: The Runaway Mummy
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2009
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  • Three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list
  • Children's Indie Next List, Fall 2009
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Title: Brooms Are For Flying!
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: quare Fish, 2009
   
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Title: Goodnight Goon
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2008
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  • Fall 2009 Children's Indie Next List
  • IRA-CBC Children’s Choice, 2009
  • Nine weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, two weeks #1
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Title: You Can Do Anything, Daddy!
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2007
   
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Title: Jack the Builder
Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: HarperCollins, 2006
   
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Title: Truck Duck
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2006
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One of the 2004 Baker's Dozen: The Best Children's Books for Family Literacy by the Pennsylvania Center for the Book.

Best Books for Babies 2005/Beginning With Books Center for Literacy

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Title: Sunshine Makes the Seasons
Author: Franklyn M. Branley
Publisher: HarperCollins, 2005
   
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Title: Dunk Skunk
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2005
   
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Title: Firefighter
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Cartwheel, Scholastic, 2003
   
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Title: PALS
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Cartwheel, Scholastic, 2003
   
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Title: Scarecrow
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Cartwheel, Scholastic, 2003
   
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Title: The Tooth Fairy
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Cartwheel, Scholastic, 2003
   
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Title: Where Can Bunny Paint?
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Cartwheel, Scholastic, 2003
   
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Title: Santa's Busy Night
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Cartwheel, Scholastic, 2002
   
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Title: My Freight Train
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2002
   
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Title: The Mud Monster's Halloween
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Cartwheel, Scholastic, 2002
   
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Title: Crunch Munch
Author: Jonathan London
Publisher: HMH Books, 2002
   
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Title: Snuggle Wuggle
Author: Jonathan London
Publisher: HMH Books, 2002
   
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Title: Wiggle Waggle
Author: Jonathan London
Publisher: HMH Books, 2002
   
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Title: The Pie Is Cherry
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2001
   
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Title: Floating Home
Author: David Getz
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2000
   
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Title: My Race Car
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2000
   
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Title: Who Builds?
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: HarperFestival, 1999
   
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Title: Who Digs?
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: HarperFestival, 1999
   
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Title: My Fire Engine
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1999
   
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Title: Sunrise
Author: Melena Clare Pittman
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books, 1998
   
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Title: The Painting Gorilla
Author: Michael Rex
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1997
   
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Title: The Fattest, Tallest, Biggest Snowman Ever
Author: Bettina Ling & Marilyn Burns
Publisher: Cartwheel, Scholastic, 1997
   
 
   
   
   
   
 
  CLIENTS  
 

Scholastic
Harcourt
Henry Holt & Co.
HarperFestival
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Putnam Juvenile
HarperCollins
Square Fish
Marshall Cavendish

   
 
 


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