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General Information

Name:  Tom Heflin  

Pen Name: Tom Pat Heflin


Born: 1934 in Monticello, Arkansas

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Illinois Connection

Heflin lives in Rockford, Illinois and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Tom Heflin is an artist, author and illustrator.

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Titles At Your Library

Roots and Wings: The Art of Tom Heflin
ISBN: B0006FA33I

Heflin Gallery. 1997

A 37 year retrospective of paintings and writings by a man who is generally unknown outside his own hometown, but nevertheless has realized his dream to become an artis - basically due to one city's loyal support and his own tenacity.

The First Forest
ISBN: 0910941017

JGC / United Publishing Corps. 1989

This lyrically written tale tells what happens when greed enters the very first, perfect forest and spoils the trees' beauty and peace. Cover to cover full-color art brings the story to life as the gentle fable soft-sells a lesson on the consequences of selfishness and the joy of caring about others.

Quiet places: Paintings and writings
ISBN: B0006CU4D0

Tom Heflin. 1977

Quiet places: Paintings and writings Brown leatherette edition.



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