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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gabrielle Esposito  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children;

Born: in Chicago

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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.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The story of beach bear and the sandcastle
ISBN: 9780692227244. OCLC Number: 920536835

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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.

The story of pirate bear and the treasure hunt
ISBN: 9780692228166. OCLC Number: 920542734

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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 Snowy Bear and the lost scarf
ISBN: 9780615779188. OCLC Number: 951544318

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One morning Snowy Bear woke up and saw that it was snowing!