Frank Fiorello

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General Information

Name: Frank Fiorello

Pen Name: None

Genres: Illustrator, Children's Fiction

Born: in Rockford, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Fiorello was born and raised in Rockford and lived in Calendonia for many years.

Biographical and Professional Information

Frank Fiorello's is an author and illustrator. He was a cartoonist/newsroom illustrator for the Rockford Register Star. Fiorello had polio as a child and has been in a wheelchair ever since. He traveled to South America, Europe and the Middle East as a member of the United States Olympic Wheelchair Team. He and his wife ran Fiorello's Pumpkin Patch, for many years. They now live in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Published Works

  • Oh, How I Wished I Could Read!, JGC / United Publishing Corps, 1995 - written by John Gile
  • Searching for the Perfect Pumpkin, Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 1995
  • Pumpkin Parch Cats, Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 1996
  • Story of Pumpkin, Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 1997
  • Spanky the Cat Who Loved Christmas, Pointed Ear Press, 1997 - written by Tim Hughes
  • Pumpkin Patch Scarecrows, Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 1998
  • Mom, When Will it be Halloween? Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 1999
  • Out to the Pumpkin Patch, Frank Fiorello / Hinkle Produce, 1999
  • Harvest Song, Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 2000
  • When I Read, Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 2000
  • Pumpkinville, Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 2001
  • Frankie Big head Becomes an Artist, Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 2002
  • Pumpkin Carving Pattern Book, Pumpkin Patch Publishing, 2004

Titles at Your Library

Searching for the Perfect Pumpkin

ISBN: 0964630001
Release Date: 1995-09

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Pumpkin Patch Cats

ISBN: 096463001X
Release Date: 1996-08-01

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The Story of Pumpkin

ISBN: 0964630028
Release Date: 1997-08-01

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Spanky the Cat Who Loved Christmas

ISBN: 0965949508
Release Date: 1997-01

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Pumpkin Patch Scarecrows

ISBN: 0964630036
Release Date: 1998-08-01

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Mom When Will It Be Halloween?

ISBN: 0964630052
Release Date: 1999-08

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When I Read

ISBN: 0964630060
Release Date: 2000-06

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ISBN: 0970840004
Release Date: 2001

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Frankie Big head Becomes an Artist

ISBN: 0970840020
Release Date: 2002

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Pumpkin Carving Pattern Book

Release Date: 2004

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Frank Fiorello on WorldCat


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