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Drew Bialko

Born: in Pennsylvania
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Bialko currently resides in Chicago.

Biography: Bialko is a professional illustrator and author. He studied Art at West Virginia University and continues to further his education at The Art Institute of Chicago. Drew grew up in a small town in western Pennsylvania obsessed with sports, comic books, cartoons, and video games. He always knew from a young age he wanted to be an artist and work with children, but it wasn’t until later, when Drew started reading books to his own child, did he re-connect with his passion for children’s literature. So, with a lot of inspiration from his son, and even more support from his wife, Drew’s first children’s book “Selfish” was brought to life.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Children

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ISBN: 0988962845 OCLC:


Selfish is the debut book of poetry from author Drew Bialko. This book really though is a study in juvenile humor with a touch of adult themes added into the mix. Each poem reads like a funny tale, sometimes cautionary, sometimes just plain silly, and accompanied by gorgeous computer generated images that are as creative as the poems themselves.