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General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILDREN Illustrator Non-Fiction

Born: in New York City, New York


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 retirement allows him to write full time!

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