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Genre: C:CHILDREN Fiction Illustrator

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Watson lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Tom Watson was a Political Science major in college. He worked for US Senator John Glenn and as a political speechwriter. He has also been a freelance advertiser and marketer. This experience helped him develop the unique, story-telling narrative style of the Stick Dog books. His time in politics made him realize it's a lot more fun and rewarding to write stories for kids than write speeches for grown-ups.


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Titles At Your Library


Awards

-- '''''Stick Dog''''' -- *Illinois READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2016

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-- """Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties"""

-- *Illinois READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2019