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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gabrielle Esposito  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Children;

Born: in Chicago


-- Website -- http://gabrielleesposito.weebly.com/
-- Gabrielle Esposito on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Gabrielle+Esposito


Illinois Connection

Esposito is a Chicago native. She graduated from Lincoln-Way East High School.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gabrielle Esposito graduated with a BFA in illustration from the American Academy of Art. Her work includes five children's books in the "Snowy Bear" series, co-authored by T.C. LiFonti and Charles "Peanut" Tillman, published by Corner 33 Bear Books. The books feature full-color watercolor illustrations. The books have also been translated into Spanish.


Published Works

    The Snowy BearSeries - written by T.C. LiFonti and Charles Peanut Tillman
  • The Story of Snowy Bear and the Lost Scarf, TCLIFONTI, 2014
  • The Story of Pirate Bear and the Treasure Hunt, TCLIFONTI, 2014
  • The Story of Beach Bear and the Sandcastle, TCLIFONTI, 2014
  • The Story of Scary Bear and the Pumpkin Patch, TCLIFONTI, 2014
  • The Story of Lovie Bear and the Valentine's Day Card, TCLIFONTI, 2015


Selected Titles At Your Library

The story of pirate bear and the treasure hunt /
ISBN: 0692228160. OCLC Number:

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On the day of the Annual Little Bear Treasure Hunt, Pirate Bear heads to Unity Park in hopes of winning this year's hunt. However, when he decides to not join a team and tries to win all by himself, he soon finds himself struggling to keep pace.

The story of beach bear and the sandcastle /
ISBN: 0692227245. OCLC Number:

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As Beach Bear finds the perfect place next to the sea to build his sandcastle, the day grows longer and the tide slowly rises. When Beach Bear runs to get Mama Bear and show her his creation, he returns to find his castle in ruins. Mama Bear explains the importance of memories and pride in one's own accomplishments.


Speaking Engagements

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