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Steve Björkman Biography - Personal, Addresses, Career, Writings

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Education: Attended college.

Addresses

Office—6 Journey #250, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656. Agent—Vince Kamin, 400 W. Erie, Chicago, IL 60610.

Career

Illustrator, beginning c. mid-1970s, including advertising/editorial, children's books and greeting cards. Art teacher at youth camps and for other groups.

Writings

SELF-ILLUSTRATED

Good Night, Little One, WaterBrook Press (Colorado Springs, CO), 1999.

The Flyaway Kite, WaterBrook Press (Colorado Springs, CO), 2000.

Supersnouts!, Holiday House (New York, NY), 2004.

ILLUSTRATOR

Jonathan Etra, Aliens for Breakfast, Random House (New York, NY), 1988.

Ellen Levine, I Hate English!, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1989.

Edith Baer, This Is the Way We Go to School: A Book about Children around the World, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1990.

Jonathan Etra and Stephanie Spinner, Aliens for Lunch, Random House (New York, NY), 1991.

Greg Johnson, If I Could Ask God One Question—, Tyndale House (Wheaton, IL), 1991.

Jean Marzollo, In 1492, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1991.

Todd Temple, How to Become a Teenager Millionaire, T. Nelson (Nashville, TN), 1991.

Susan Saunders, Tyrone Goes to School, Dutton Children's Books (New York, NY), 1992.

Joyce K. Ellis, editor, The One-Minute Bible for Kids: From the New International Version of the Bible, Garborg's (Bloomington, MN), 1993.

Ruth Belov Gross, A Book about Your Skeleton, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1994.

Jean Marzollo, In 1776, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1994.

George Shannon, Seeds, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1994.

Stephanie Spinner, Aliens for Dinner, Random House (New York, NY), 1994.

Edith Baer, This Is the Way We Eat Our Lunch: A Book about Children around the World, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1995.

George Shannon, Heart to Heart, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1995.

Jeff Brown, Flat Stanley, HarperTrophy (New York, NY), 1996.

Jeff Brown, Invisible Stanley, HarperTrophy (New York, NY), 1996.

Jeff Brown, Stanley and the Magic Lamp, new edition, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1996.

Bobbie Katz, Germs! Germs! Germs!, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1996.

L. J. Sattgast, When the World Was New, Gold 'n' Honey Books (Sisters, OR), 1996.

Louise Borden, Thanksgiving Is—, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1997.

Melody Carlson, The Ark That Noah Built, Gold 'n' Honey Books (Sister, OR), 1997.

Melody Carlson, A Tale of Two Houses, Gold 'n' Honey Books (Sisters, OR), 1998.

Bobbi Katz, Lots of Lice, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1998.

Jennifer Rees Larcombe, The Terrible Giant, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 1999.

Edith Tarbescu, Bring Back My Gerbil!, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1999.

Melody Carlson, The Lost Lamb, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 1999.

Melody Carlson, The Other Brother, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 1999.

Bobbi Katz, Make Way for Tooth Decay, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1999.

Jennifer Rees Larcombe, The Baby in the Basket, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 1999.

Jennifer Rees Larcombe, The Boy Who Ran Away, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 1999.

Jennifer Rees Larcombe, The Man Who Was Not Tall Enough, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 1999.

Jennifer Rees Larcombe, Lost in Jerusalem!, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 2000.

Jennifer Rees Larcombe, The Walls That Fell down Flat, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 2000.

Rachel Vail, Mama Rex and T Lose a Waffle, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2000.

Rachel Vail, Mama Rex and T Shop for Shoes, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2000.

Eve Bunting, Dear Wish Fairy, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2000.

Melody Carlson, Farmer Brown's Field Trip, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 2000.

Melody Carlson, It's Not Funny, I Lost My Money, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 2000.

Jennifer Rees Larcombe, The Best Boat Ever Built, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 2000.

Jennifer Rees Larcombe, Danger on the Lonely Road, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 2000.

Melody Carlson, A Treasure beyond Measure, Crossway Books (Wheaton, IL), 2001.

Carol Wallace, Poky, Holiday House (New York, NY), 2005.

Renee Riva, Izzy the Lizzy, WaterBrook Press (Colorado Springs, CO), 2005.

Renee Riva, Guido's Gondola, WaterBrook Press (Colorado Springs, CO), 2005.

Stuart J. Murphy, Same Old Hankie, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 2005.

ILLUSTRATOR; "WEEBIE ZONE" SERIES

Stephanie Spinner and Ellen Weiss, Gerbilities, Harper Collins (New York, NY), 1996.

Stephanie Spinner and Ellen Weiss, Sing, Elvis, Sing!, Harper Collins (New York, NY), 1996.

Stephanie Spinner and Ellen Weiss, Bright Lights, Little Gerbil, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1997.

Stephanie Spinner and Ellen Weiss, Born to Be Wild, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1997.

Stephanie Spinner and Ellen Weiss, The Bird Is the Word, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1997.

Stephanie Spinner and Ellen Weiss, We're Off to See the Lizard, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1998.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, February 1, 1997, Carolyn Phelan, review of Germs, Germs, Germs!, p. 950.

Kirkus Reviews, February 1, 2004, review of Supersnouts!, p. 129.

Publishers Weekly, January 20, 2003, review of Farm Life, p. 80.

School Library Journal, August, 2002, Linda Beck, review of So You Want to Be a Teenager? p. 216; August, 2002, Nancy A. Gifford, review of Safari Park, p. 178; May, 2004, Marge Loch-Wouters, review of Supersnouts!, p. 102.

ONLINE

Steve Björkman Web site, http://www.stevebjorkman.com(July 6, 2005).*

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