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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mike Venezia  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in New York City, New York

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Illinois Connection

Mike was born in New York and his family moved back and forth between there and Chicago until he was 10 years old when they permanently settled in Chicago. He also graduated from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mike is retired from the Leo Burnett Advertising agency in Chicago. He has produced over 120 books under the following series titles:*''Getting to know the World's Greatest Composers''*''Getting to know the World's Greatest Artists'' *''Getting to know the World's Greatest Inventors & Scientists'' *''Scientists Getting to know the US Presidents''His recent retirement will allow him to write full time!

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Salvador Dali (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists)
ISBN: 0516422960

Childrens Pr. 1993

Briefly describes the life and work of the twentieth-century Spanish surrealist painter, describing and giving examples of his art

The Beatles (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers)
ISBN: 0516261479

Childrens Pr. 1997

Presents a biography of the Beatles