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Meet Our Author

Mark Thurman

Mark Thurman is best known as a children's author/illustrator. He has written and illustrated 16 books and designed and illustrated more than 25 books for other authors. As an author/illustrator, Mark has toured Canada extensively, sharing his stories and ideas with children and teachers in hundreds of schools. As a gallery artist his primary focus has been the human figure and portraits. He works in several different styles - realistic, impressionistic and the symbolic - according to the requirements and mood of the subject matter.

Mark, along with his co-author for Get Graphic, Emily Hearn, collaborated on "The Mighty Mites" comic strip series that appeared in Owl Magazine for more than a dozen years. Together they have also created books that have helped hundreds of children and young people draw and write picture books, comic strips, and graphic novels.

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