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Dana Regan

Dana Regan - Designer

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

I have illustrated children's books for Scholastic, Random House, Penguin, Grosset & Dunlap, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster.

Overview

I am a children's book author and illustrator. I have written 10 books and illustrated more than 85 books for a variety of publishers, including Scholastic, Random House, Penguin, Grosset & Dunlap, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster. I have enjoyed creating many Hidden Picture Puzzles for High Five and Highlights Magazine and I just illustrated a story about the solar eclipse for Click Magazine.

My most recent project was illustrating "Once Upon A View" for The View on ABC. Their Halloween show theme was "Storybook Characters" and I drew the ladies of The View as fairytale characters in a story with a bit of animation for the show's open..

I also have extensive experience creating illustrations for the educational and religious markets in black line, grayscale and full color. I am comfortable gearing my art for any age group or grade level.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade Children's Picture Books
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)

Work experience

Children's Book Author and Illustrator

Self-employed
June, 1983 – Present (over 34 years)

I am a children's book author and illustrator. I have written 10 books and illustrated more than 85 books for a variety of publishers, including Scholastic, Random House, Penguin, Grosset & Dunlap, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster. I also have extensive experience creating illustrations for the educational and religious markets in black line, grayscale and full color. I am comfortable gearing my art for any age group or grade level.

Specialties: I create my illustrations in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Greeting Card Artist

Hallmark Cards
June, 1983 – August, 1987 (about 4 years)

Created art for kids cards, ornaments, books and puzzles.

Portfolio (26 selected works)

The Night Before Christmas

Clement C. Moore

The classic Christmas poem-now available in a board book edition for the youngest child.

The classic Christmas poem-now available in a board book edition for the youngest child.

My First ABC: Learn, practice, and play again and again! (Highlights(TM) My First Write-On Wipe-Off Board Books)

Kids love that they can draw all over these books, and parents love that they can wipe away the scribbles! Highlights knows the best way to get kids to practice writing is to make it fun, and Highlights™ My First ABC does just that! Features thick board-book pages and comes with a marker and a place to store it. In between tracing upper- and lower-case letters, kids can write their way through... read more

Kids love that they can draw all over these books, and parents love that they can wipe away the scribbles! Highlights knows the best way to get kids to practice writing is to make it fun, and Highlights™ My First ABC does just that! Features thick board-book pages and comes with a marker and a place to store it. In between tracing upper- and lower-case letters, kids can write their way through... read more

Smart About the Fifty States: A Class Report (Smart About History)

Jon Buller, Susan Saunders, Maryann Cocca-Leffler, Joan Holub, True Kelley

The kids in Ms. Brandt's class create a special report on the United States of America, with each child doing research on ten states. There's a double-spread map of the whole U.S. and a page for every state jam-packed with trivia, interesting facts, handwritten captions, and jokes. At the end of the book is a map showing how the United States grew over time, a spread on the presidents and what... read more

The kids in Ms. Brandt's class create a special report on the United States of America, with each child doing research on ten states. There's a double-spread map of the whole U.S. and a page for every state jam-packed with trivia, interesting facts, handwritten captions, and jokes. At the end of the book is a map showing how the United States grew over time, a spread on the presidents and what... read more

Monkey See, Monkey Do (Penguin Young Readers, Level 1)

Dana Regan

Children will laugh out loud as they watch the young simian stars of this book swing through one very busy day. From cheering one another on at baseball games, to dancing the conga at a lively party, these monkeys know how to have a great time-all in rhyme!

Children will laugh out loud as they watch the young simian stars of this book swing through one very busy day. From cheering one another on at baseball games, to dancing the conga at a lively party, these monkeys know how to have a great time-all in rhyme!

Snowflake Fairy Magic

Cecile Schoberle

Each winter, after spinning one-of-a-kind snowflakes in their crystal palace, the snowflake fairies sprinkle them on the earth below and add the special glittery touches that make wintertime so beautiful and special. Two pages of reusable stickers that glitter can be used to decorate this book, a notebook, or anything else.

Each winter, after spinning one-of-a-kind snowflakes in their crystal palace, the snowflake fairies sprinkle them on the earth below and add the special glittery touches that make wintertime so beautiful and special. Two pages of reusable stickers that glitter can be used to decorate this book, a notebook, or anything else.

Skateboard Scare (Jess & Jaylen)

Blake Hoena

Jess and Jaylen want to enter a skateboard contest, but Jess falls and hurts her wrist when she skateboards without the right safety gear.

Jess and Jaylen want to enter a skateboard contest, but Jess falls and hurts her wrist when she skateboards without the right safety gear.

ASPCA kids: Pet Rescue Club Collection: Books 1- 3

Cathy Hapka

Welcome to the Pet Rescue Club! In this heartwarming series, a group of likeable fourthgraders tackle serious issues of animal welfare in a caring and age-appropriate way, always with a sense of humor and a happy ending! This volume contains three stories - "A Home for Truman", "No Time for Hallie", and "The Lonely Pony". When Janey starts a blog where people can share cute pet photos and stor... read more

Welcome to the Pet Rescue Club! In this heartwarming series, a group of likeable fourthgraders tackle serious issues of animal welfare in a caring and age-appropriate way, always with a sense of humor and a happy ending! This volume contains three stories - "A Home for Truman", "No Time for Hallie", and "The Lonely Pony". When Janey starts a blog where people can share cute pet photos and stor... read more

What Will I Do If I Can't Tie My Shoe?

Heidi Kilgras, Dana Regan

What Will I Do If I Can't Tie My Shoe?

What Will I Do If I Can't Tie My Shoe?

Match & Learn: I Can Learn Bible Stories

Gwen Ellis

This enjoyable, interactive book and flip-card set provides all the materials necessary for hours of Bible fun and learning. In this great interactive book, children learn Bible stories by flipping character cards. After reading a story, children flip through the attached card set to find pictures from the story that match. Young children can help too as they match the colored borders from the... read more

This enjoyable, interactive book and flip-card set provides all the materials necessary for hours of Bible fun and learning. In this great interactive book, children learn Bible stories by flipping character cards. After reading a story, children flip through the attached card set to find pictures from the story that match. Young children can help too as they match the colored borders from the... read more

Oops! I Made A Mistake (Reader's Digest) (All-Star Readers)

Susan Hood

Oops! A young girl tracks dirt inside, spills paint on the floor, then her dog runs out the door! She made a mistake, but dad does not yell. No one is perfect, he tells her, and mistakes can be fixed. They clean up the dirt, wipe up the paint, and bring back the pup. Then we see Dad make a mistake too! Includes a note to parents with tips on how to encourage reading and on how to help your chi... read more

Oops! A young girl tracks dirt inside, spills paint on the floor, then her dog runs out the door! She made a mistake, but dad does not yell. No one is perfect, he tells her, and mistakes can be fixed. They clean up the dirt, wipe up the paint, and bring back the pup. Then we see Dad make a mistake too! Includes a note to parents with tips on how to encourage reading and on how to help your chi... read more

A Dragon in a Wagon: A Book about Ways to Travel (Magic Castle Readers: Language Arts)

Jane Belk Moncure

A child goes for a ride with a dragon in a wagon and they continue traveling by a great variety of transportation modes and greet a great variety of creatures along the way.

A child goes for a ride with a dragon in a wagon and they continue traveling by a great variety of transportation modes and greet a great variety of creatures along the way.

Stella Writes an Opinion

Janiel Wagstaff

Meet Stella. She has lots of opinions. Like, the best food is ice cream and kids should be allowed to bring toys to school and Ms. Merkley is the nicest teacher in the whole world. So, when Ms. M. tells the class they get to write an opinion, Stella gets excited. But how will she choose what to write about? Go with Stella on her writing journey and see how one kid s opinion can change a school... read more

Meet Stella. She has lots of opinions. Like, the best food is ice cream and kids should be allowed to bring toys to school and Ms. Merkley is the nicest teacher in the whole world. So, when Ms. M. tells the class they get to write an opinion, Stella gets excited. But how will she choose what to write about? Go with Stella on her writing journey and see how one kid s opinion can change a school... read more

Lucky Duck (Reader's Digest) (All-Star Readers) (RD All Star Readers Book 1)

Sue Kueffner

When a young girl gets a duck key chain from her grandmother, good things start to happen: she draws a perfect heart in art, her monther gives her a treat to eat, and she gets the best part in the school play. The day of the performance her duck is missing, she worries that she will not be able to go on without it. Her teacher reminds her she will be fine, she knows all her lines. The play is ... read more

When a young girl gets a duck key chain from her grandmother, good things start to happen: she draws a perfect heart in art, her monther gives her a treat to eat, and she gets the best part in the school play. The day of the performance her duck is missing, she worries that she will not be able to go on without it. Her teacher reminds her she will be fine, she knows all her lines. The play is ... read more

The Wheels On The Bus

Jim Becker, Dana Regan, Andy Mayer

Adapting the classic children's song of the same name, a rolling board book features bright illustrations of endearing animals who ride from the country to the city.

Adapting the classic children's song of the same name, a rolling board book features bright illustrations of endearing animals who ride from the country to the city.

Use Your Math Power Set of 3 Books

Nancy Belkov

To succeed in math today, students need to make sense of unfamiliar problems and communicate their thinking as they work toward solutions. Welcome to Ms. Green's math class, where students are learning to persevere to solve new math problems. Even the most reluctant young mathematicians will want to follow Ms. Green's students as they work together to solve the fun and challenging problems in ... read more

To succeed in math today, students need to make sense of unfamiliar problems and communicate their thinking as they work toward solutions. Welcome to Ms. Green's math class, where students are learning to persevere to solve new math problems. Even the most reluctant young mathematicians will want to follow Ms. Green's students as they work together to solve the fun and challenging problems in ... read more

Hello, Cat, You Need a Hat (HELLO READER LEVEL 1)

Rita Golden Gelman

A young girl tries to convince a grumpy cat to try on a variety of hats, as well as shoes and other apparel, in a timeless tale first published twenty years ago and presented here in a new format with new illustrations. Original.

A young girl tries to convince a grumpy cat to try on a variety of hats, as well as shoes and other apparel, in a timeless tale first published twenty years ago and presented here in a new format with new illustrations. Original.

Old MacDonald Had a Farm Sing a Story Handled Board Book with CD

Based on the classic song, children will love to learn to sing-along with this original recording of Old MacDonald Had a Farm. This wonderful book and CD will help children learn the names of animals and the sounds they make, as well as pre-reading and word recognition skills and features a built-in handle and convenient CD storage compartment. The CD sings the story word-for-word so children ... read more

Based on the classic song, children will love to learn to sing-along with this original recording of Old MacDonald Had a Farm. This wonderful book and CD will help children learn the names of animals and the sounds they make, as well as pre-reading and word recognition skills and features a built-in handle and convenient CD storage compartment. The CD sings the story word-for-word so children ... read more

To Pee or Not to Pee

Linda Johns

A young boy finds all sorts of uses for his new potty until he is ready to use it to pee.

A young boy finds all sorts of uses for his new potty until he is ready to use it to pee.

A Magic Color Book: Hocus-Pocus Halloween (Magic Color Books)

Justine Korman Fontes

Oh, no. Gloomificent the grumpy witch has taken away all the color from Halloween. That means no orange pumpkins to glow brightly and no ripe red apples for dunking. And just look at the trick-or-treaters: their costumes are so drab and dull. Can you help happy Arabella undo the spells? With her magic wand, your magic tabs, and a little hocus-pocus, Halloween will certainly become vibrant once... read more

Oh, no. Gloomificent the grumpy witch has taken away all the color from Halloween. That means no orange pumpkins to glow brightly and no ripe red apples for dunking. And just look at the trick-or-treaters: their costumes are so drab and dull. Can you help happy Arabella undo the spells? With her magic wand, your magic tabs, and a little hocus-pocus, Halloween will certainly become vibrant once... read more

I Love Preschool (Teach Me About)

Joy Berry

"I Love Preschool" (I Love series) helps toddlers cope with entering preschool. Preschool explains to toddlers what they can expect at their preschool, such as routines and activities, and new friends. Like all of Joy Berry's books, "Preschool" speaks directly to the child while it acts as a problem-solving resource for parents and caregivers. The book's full-color illustrations on 20 pages of... read more

"I Love Preschool" (I Love series) helps toddlers cope with entering preschool. Preschool explains to toddlers what they can expect at their preschool, such as routines and activities, and new friends. Like all of Joy Berry's books, "Preschool" speaks directly to the child while it acts as a problem-solving resource for parents and caregivers. The book's full-color illustrations on 20 pages of... read more

Pinocho/ Pinocchio (Beginning-to-read) (English and Spanish Edition)

Margaret Hillert

"An easy to read fairy tale about Pinocchio; a puppet that becomes a real boy. Spanish/English edition includes reading activities and a word list"--

"An easy to read fairy tale about Pinocchio; a puppet that becomes a real boy. Spanish/English edition includes reading activities and a word list"--

Puppy Dog'S Special Friends (Touch & Squeak)

Lynn Derraugh

Little ones will delight in discovering the touchy, feely, squeaky animal face on the cover of each Touch and Squeak book. In Puppy Dog's Special Friends, there's something special about each of Puppy Dog's friends, and Puppy Dog knows what it is. Children will delight in touching Katie Kitten's scratchy tongue, Lizzy Lizard's bumpy, lumpy skin, and Bertie Bunny's fuzzy ears. For added fun, ki... read more

Little ones will delight in discovering the touchy, feely, squeaky animal face on the cover of each Touch and Squeak book. In Puppy Dog's Special Friends, there's something special about each of Puppy Dog's friends, and Puppy Dog knows what it is. Children will delight in touching Katie Kitten's scratchy tongue, Lizzy Lizard's bumpy, lumpy skin, and Bertie Bunny's fuzzy ears. For added fun, ki... read more

The Tooth Fairies' Nighttime Visit (Sparkle 'n' Twinkle)

Cecile Schoberle

In this enchanting storybook, tooth fairies dress up in their dazzling best and travel to earth, where they visit animals and children who have lost their baby teeth. Two pages of reusable stickers that glitter can be used to decorate this book, a notebook, or anything else!

In this enchanting storybook, tooth fairies dress up in their dazzling best and travel to earth, where they visit animals and children who have lost their baby teeth. Two pages of reusable stickers that glitter can be used to decorate this book, a notebook, or anything else!

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