Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rick Chrustowski  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Valpariso, Indiana


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E-Mail: -- rick@rickchrustowski.com


Illinois Connection

Rick lived in Chicago for a period of time and now resides in Wisconsin.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rick is an author and illustrator.


Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Blue sky bluebird
ISBN: 0805071040. OCLC Number: 52166254

Henry Holt and Co.,. .

Follows a family of bluebirds from the completion of a nest at the beginning of spring through the migration of the parents and eight fledglings in autumn.

Bright beetle
ISBN: 0439228751. OCLC Number: 52276453

Scholastic,. .

Follows the life cycle of the small insects known as ladybugs, from egg through larva and pupa stages to fully developed adult.

Bright beetle /
ISBN: 0805060588. OCLC Number: 41361535

Henry Holt,. .

Follows the life cycle of the small insects known as ladybugs, from egg through larva and pupa stages to fully developed adult.

Hop frog
ISBN: 0805066888. OCLC Number: 49531386

Henry Holt and Co.,. .

Describes the life cycle of a leopard frog from tadpole to adulthood.

Lunch at the zoo :
ISBN: 0805060707. OCLC Number: 43569418

Henry Holt and Co.,. .

Describes how zoo nutritionists learn what to feed the animals in their care, the feeding procedures used by large zoos, and the nutritional needs of a variety of zoo animal.

Turtle crossing
ISBN: 9780616413920. OCLC Number: 1011719870

CNIB,. .

Five years after a female painted turtle hatches from her shell, she is ready to lay eggs of her own. This is a dangerous task because there is a road between her and the perfect nesting site. She starts to cross, but a huge car is hurtling her way. It stops just in time, and the kind people help her to safety. Grades 2-4 and older readers. 2006.

Will you sting me? Will you bite? :
ISBN: 0880451440. OCLC Number: 46641764

Stemmer House,. .

This entertaining account about the world of insects tells young readers which insects are to be left alone, which are not a threat, and how to tell the difference with descriptions ending in funny little poems combined with informative facts. Illustrations.