Victoria Chess

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General Information

Name: Victoria Chess

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1939 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: N/A

Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Victoria Chess was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Victoria Chess is a published author and an illustrator of over 100 children's books. She attended the Kokoshka School of Art, Salzburg, Austria and Boston Museum School.

Published Works

  • Fletcher and Zenobia (with Edward Gorey), Meridith Press, 1967
  • Alfred's Alphabet Walk, Greenwillow Books, 1979
  • Poor Esme, Holiday House, 1982
  • This for That (with Verna Aardema), Dial, 1997
  • King Long Shanks (with Jane Yolen) , Harcourt, 1998
  • The Little Buggers: Insect and Spider Poems (with J. Patrick Lewis), Dial, 1998
  • The Beautiful Butterfly: A Folktale from Spain (with Judy Sierra), Clarion Books, 2000
  • The Scardy Cats (with Barbara Bottner), Simon & Schuster, 2002
  • Teeny Tiny Tingly Tales (with Nancy Van Laan), Aladdin, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Fletcher and Zenobia

Release Date: 1967

Poor Esme

ISBN: 2843740231
Release Date: 1998-10-24

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This for That

ISBN: 0803715536
Release Date: 1997-02-01

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The Little Buggers

ISBN: 0803717695
Release Date: 1998-06-01

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Teeny Tiny Tingly Tales

ISBN: 1416975721
Release Date: 2008-04-14

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Literary Awards

Brooklyn Art Books for Children

Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library in 1973 for Fletcher and Zenobia

American Institute of Graphic Arts Book Show Award in 1975 for Bugs

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Victoria Chess on WorldCat

Victoria Chess on Amazon


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