Scott Gustafson

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General Information

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Name: Scott Gustafson

Pen Name: None

Born: in Marengo, Illinois

Website: http://www.scottgustafson.com/

Email: info@scottgustafson.com


Illinois Connection

Gustafson was born in Marengo, Illinois and currently resides in Chicago. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and Columbia College in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gustafson is an artist and illustrator. His paintings are rich in imagination and he is a master at creating and interpreting fairy tales in such a way that appeals to all ages. This led many book publishers to trust him to illustrate classic children's books like The Nutcracker, Peter Pan and The Night Before Christmas. His original titles include Alphabet Soup, Animal Orchestra, Classic Fairy Tales, Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose, Eddie: The Lost Youth of Edgar Allan Poe and Classic Bedtime Stories.

Published Works

  • The Night Before Christmas, Knopf, 1985 - written by Clement C. Moore
  • Peter Pan, The Complete and Unabridged Text, Viking Children`s Books, 1991 - written by JM Barrie
  • Nutcracker, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1991 - written by ETA Hoffman and Fiona Black
  • Animal Orchestra, The Greenwich Workshop Press, 1995
  • Alphabet Soup, A Feast of Letters, Greenwich Workshop, 1996
  • Classic Fairy Tales, The Greenwich Worksphop Press, 2003
  • Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose, The Greenwich Workshop Press, 2007
  • Eddie: The Lost Youth of Edgar Allan Poe, Simon & Schuster, 2011
  • Mother Goose Volume 1 Voice Record Book, TNT Media Group, 2011
  • Mother Goose Volume 2 Voice Record Book, TNT Media Group, 2011
  • Mother Goose Volume 3 Voice Record Book, TNT Media Group, 2011
  • Classic Bedtime Stories, The Greenwich Workshop Press, 2014
  • Classic Storybook Fables, Artisan, 2017

Titles at Your Library

The Night Before Christmas

ISBN: 0394548094
Release Date: 1985-10-12

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Peter Pan

ISBN: 0670841803
Release Date: 1991-10-01

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Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose

ISBN: 0867130970
Release Date: 2007-09-01

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Classic Storybook Fables: Including "Beauty and the Beast" and Other Favorites

ISBN: 1579657044
Release Date: 2017-09-05

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Literary Awards

Classic Fairy Tales

  • 2003 Cheslsey award for best interior book illustrations from the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists

Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose

  • 2007 Independent Publisher Book Award for Best Children's Picture Book
  • 2013 ILLINOIS READS Book

Classic Bedtime Stories

  • 2015 ILLINOIS READS Book

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Scott Gustafson on WorldCat

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