I have been a published Illustrator / Graphics Artist* and Writer (French & English) for 20+ years, with Print and Web Publishers and Advertising clients in Canada, Europe, India, Australia and the U.S. *Though I have worked for several years as a 'graphic artist' and will sometime incorporate graphic designs into my illustrations, I no longer accept specifically 'graphic design' work. Clients: Oxford University Press, Publications International Ltd., Center for Advanced Linguistics (CAL), Pearson Educational Publishing (Prentice-Hall), Municipal Police Institute of Boston; Harcourt Brace, Waldman, Golden Books (Disney); M.J. Hummel, The Mills, Christie's, PriceWaterhouseLLP; Montreal: Le Journal LaPresse, Les Editions Heritage and Les Editions Paulines .
5 STARS …. SAN FRANCISCO BOOK REVIEW“THERE ARE NO RACISTS IN FOXHOLES”A DECORATED SOLDIER’S WORM’S EYE VIEWFROM FAST CARS AND YOUNG LOVE TO HELL ON EARTHAN ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHICAL TRILOGY Book I – FORLORN WARSA HISTORY LESSON FOR THE GENERATIONSVIETNAM 1968 – A LIFE IN A YEARSAGE ADVICE TO A YOUNG SOLDIER“DON’T PANIC – EAT THE FEAR. IF YOU LET FEAR OVERCOME YOUR JUDGEMENT AND CONTROL, YOUR CH... read more
"McGuffey's Primer in Color" is a full color rendition of the classic text book for children, "McGuffey's Eclectic Primer Revised Edition". The color illustrations are much clearer than the original engravings. The san serif type face in this edition is clearer and easier to read compared to the common reproductions of the original book.
On a windswept night, a mysterious stranger arrives in a small English village seeking seclusion and the peace to continue his academic pursuits. Yet a dawning recognition grows within him that scientific enlightenment has come at a horrific cost. H. G. Wells' suspense-filled The Invisible Man remains a science fiction classic famous not just for its element of individual hubris but also for i... read more
The Book of Incredible Information, from the popular Armchair Reader series, is an informative and entertaining compilation of data covering hundreds of fascinating, funny, and unfamiliar facts on topics ranging from the odd to the obscure. This book will cause you to both laugh out loud and shake your head in amazement.Here is a sampling of what you will find in The Book of Incredible Informa... read more
The Armchair Reader series entertains and enlightens with little-known anecdotes, untold stories, and fascinating facts that make even the mundane fun. The Armchair Reader's innovative approach and witty style will capture the interest of all readers.Believe in them or not, ghosts are all around us. Just check your local cable listings and you'll find a plethora of programs designed to spook, ... read more
No one is more intriguing than a survivor, which is why the editors of the acclaimed Armchair Reader series have compiled more than 450 pages of survivor stories. You ll read about crazy twists of fate, tales of perseverence and courage, and eyewitness accounts of some of history s most harrowing events. Yes, you ll find it all in Armchair Reader: The Last Survivors of Historical Events, Movie... read more
Christmas Unwrapped provides a humorous look at Christmas, delving into every aspect of the heartwarming holiday with hundreds of little-known anecdotes, untold stories, fascinating facts, lists, and trivia. The book s innovative approach and witty style should capture the interest of all readers. Part of the popular Armchair Reader series, the 320-page Christmas Unwrapped takes an inside look... read more
Armchair Reader Goes Hollywood, from the popular Armchair Reader series, entertains and enlightens with hundreds of Hollywood s little-known anecdotes, untold stories, and fascinating facts. Armchair Reader s innovative approach and witty style will capture the interest of all readers. With more than 500 pages of juicy details about Hollywood s biggest stars, behind-the-scenes scandals, quotes... read more
My Kind of Town, Chicago is a fascinating collection of little-known anecdotes, legends, untold stories, and fascinating facts about the Windy City. From the popular Armchair Reader series, this source of Chicago factual fun will delight and inform the curious of all ages. Much has been said about the city of Chicago it s a Midwestern metropolis, the third-largest city in the United States, an... read more
New York City: Juicy Tales from the Big Apple combines the knowledge of a tour guide with the inside information of a longtime local resident to provide tantalizing trivia and tidbits. Wander down the backstreets and peek around corners to learn about the city s legends, tall tales, and amazing anecdotes right from the comfort of your own armchair. See how much you really know about the city t... read more
Stuff your brain with conversation starters, cultural tidbits, and important and not so important knowledge about the world. Armchair Reader: The Mammoth Reader entertains and enlightens with little-known anecdotes, fascinating trivia, off-the-wall facts, offbeat lists, and smarty-pants humor. Find nuggets of information about a wide array of topics, including science, celebrities, art, animal... read more
Super-size stories and irresistible information created to fascinate and entertain.
What do you get when you fill more than 500 pages with some of the most curious, interesting, and oddball facts and explanations available to intelligent man? You get Armchair Reader: The Gigantic Reader. It s a classic installment in the immensely popular Armchair Reader series. Some of it is downright absurd like the art of gurning, a British contest in which you try to make the ugliest face... read more
Vinland won 1st Place in Young Adult Fiction in the 2009 Premier Book Awards and Best Graphic Novel of 2009 in the National Best Books Awards. The enhanced, upgraded edition of Vinland was released in Sept 09 with artwork even more dazzling than before. This graphic novel about Leif Eriksson and the Vikings who reached America in 1000 AD is most unique. Vinland blends real history with the art... read more
Alan Davidson’s life is a real mess since his mother died. Then he meets Lisa Duffield —she’s the new girl in school— he thinks she’ll turn his life around. He soon learns she’s got problems —even bigger problems than his own. So he stays clear and goes about his own business while Harlan Duffield, her brother, sells drugs like candy, and uses his sister as a bargaining chip in a fiendish thir... read more
Wishing to find myself on my own, while at the same time fearful I might not be able to afford living on my own, I was looking for a college roommate when we met last Thursday in her Manhattan Upper West Side apartment. Finding Susann was a blessing. It meant I could move in with her, have my own room and do just that. And when Susann asked me right then to come along on a three-day sailing tr... read more
WITH MALICE AFORETHOUGHT explores in depth a theme sketched out in All Cats are Gray in the Dark... the progress of a human nature from innocence to cult worship to violence and self-fulfilling perdition. It is a blend of realism, philosophy and melodrama, about an idealistic teenager, a free soul, and the perfect embodiment of living flesh who gets along well enough about everything until he ... read more
Do you remember Skateboard Torres from Brooklyn who fought the malicious Machito Manes and his gang of murderers, drug-dealers, and rapists? With two brass-knuckled fists, a bullet-proof vest, a motorized skateboard, and a body fit for fighting, he saved his sister from a fate worse than death.HE'S BACK!SEBASTIAN TORRES and the PROSPECT PARK UNDERWORLDwas created exclusively for this digital k... read more
Now suppose a man comes along: a man who has no sense of the golden age, nor any power of living in the present: a man with common desires, cupidities, ambitions, just like most of the men you know. Suppose you reveal to that man the fact that if he will only pluck this gold up, and turn it into money, millions of men, driven by the invisible whip of hunger, will toil underground and overgroun... read more
A little while back, after a 40-year career in publishing, I sat down to enjoy reading my favorite French classics, but this time in English. I was amazed and very displeased to find that even the most expensive editions offered less than totally accurate translation of the works; not to mention many translator's mania to go off on their own tangent, adding new words—or phrases—to the author's... read more
After a 40-year career in publishing, I sat down to enjoy reading my favorite French classics, but this time in English. I was amazed to discover inaccurate translation and other oversights such as new words or new phrases tacked on to the original text. Let us be clear, the classics are such because the authors were brilliant writers who took great care in choosing accurate words; Voltaire, H... read more
HONEYMOON is a personal narrative of a romantic, and sometime adventurous, European vacation in Autumn, 1988.
Fantasy Sci Fi for young readers.
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A cover designer with over 10 years of experience. I have worked for Penguin, Simon and Schuster, HarperCollins and Harvard.
Illustrator/designer. Subject range wide: fiction/non-fiction, children’s, covers. Ex-graphics ed., Daily Telegraph, 20 international awards