Chris Sheban

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General Information

Name: Chris Sheban

Pen Name: None

Genres: Illustrator






Illinois Connection

Sheban lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Chris Sheban is an artist and illustrator. He grew up in Boardman, Ohio and attended Kent State University in 1976. After two additional years of graduate work, he moved to Perugia, Italy where he worked for a year as a graphic designer and part-time illustrator. He now lives in Chicago.

Sheban's work has appeared in PRINT magazine, Step-by-Step Graphics, and numerous Communication Arts Illustration Annuals. He’s been awarded three Gold and three Silver medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York. He also created the illustration cover for Kate DiCamillo's book, Because of Winn-Dixie.

Published Works

  • I Met A Dinosaur, Creative Editions, 2000, reprinted 2014 - written by Jan Wahl
  • The Memory Prisoner, Dial, 2001 - written by Thomas Bloor
  • Shoe Tree of Chagrin, Creative Editions, 2001 - written by J. Patrick Lewis
  • The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly, Arthur A. Levine Books, 2003 - written by Luis Sepulveda
  • On Christmas Eve, Scholastic, 2006 - written by Ann M. Martin
  • Red Fox at McCloskey's Farm, Creative Editions , 2006 - written by Brian Heinz
  • Christmas at Stony Creek, GreenWilBk , 2007 - written by Stephanie Greene
  • Brooklyn Bridge, Square Fish, 2011 - written by Karen Hesse
  • The Lonely Book, Schwartz & Wade, 2012 - written by Kate Bernheimer
  • Canary in the Coal Mine, Holiday House, 2013 - written by Madelyn Rosenberg
  • A Night on the Range, Creative Paperbacks, 2013 - written by Aaron Frisch
  • Hunter Moran Hangs Out, Holiday House , 2013 - written by Patricia Reilly Giff
  • Catching the Moon, Velocipede Books, 2013 - written by Myla Goldberg
  • Immortal Max, Holiday House, 2014 - written by Illinois author, Lutricia Clifton
  • Firstborn, Atheneum, 2015 - written by Tor Seidler
  • Job Wanted, Holiday House , 2015 - written by Teresa Bateman
  • Hunter Moran Digs Deep, Holiday House, 2015 - written by Patricia Reilly Giff
  • What to do with a Box, Creative Editions, 2016 - written by Jane Yolen
  • Someone Like Me, Roaring Book Press, 2017 - written by Patricia MacLachlan

Titles at Your Library

The Memory Prisoner

ISBN: 0803726872
Release Date: 2001-06-01

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The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly

ISBN: 0439401860
Release Date: 2003-09-01

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Red Fox at McCloskey's Farm

ISBN: 156846195X
Release Date: 2006-09-01

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Christmas at Stony Creek

ISBN: 0061214868
Release Date: 2007-10-09

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A Night on the Range

ISBN: 0898128293
Release Date: 2013-04-16

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Hunter Moran Hangs Out

ISBN: 0823428591
Release Date: 2013-09-01

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Catching the Moon

ISBN: 061582272X
Release Date: 2013-06-05

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Immortal Max

ISBN: 0823430413
Release Date: 2014-03-30

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ISBN: 1481410172
Release Date: 2015-03-03

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Hunter Moran Digs Deep

ISBN: 0823434508
Release Date: 2015-07-20

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What To Do With a Box

ISBN: 1568462891
Release Date: 2016-03-08

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Someone Like Me

ISBN: 1626723346
Release Date: 2017-07-03

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Chris Sheban on WorldCat


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