Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Norman E. Calmese  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Young Adult; Children; Children;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Norman Calmese is an illustrator who lives in Springfield, Il.

Biographical and Professional Information

Norman Calmese is an illustrator. He serves as the General/Sales Manager and Illustrator for the ''Capital City Courier''. His cartoons and illustrations have appeared in newspapers throughout the country. He has also created murals for numerous organizations.Norman holds a B.A. in Sociology from Northern Illinois University, a Minor in Art and African American History as well as a Master’s Degree in Arts Management from the University of Illinois-Springfield.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Whine Out
ISBN: 1576350126

Wewrite Corp. 1997

War? I'm Scared (Wewrite Kids!, 46)
ISBN: 1576350576

Wewrite Corp. 2001

A book by kids for kids, captures the spirit of America in a compelling story. Through the eyes of a dog, the story takes the reader from the first hours of the World Trade Center terror to down-to-earth solutions over a few days. The key message from children, is that everyone can play an important part in making the world a better place.



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