This biography introduces readers to Tony DiTerlizzi, co-creator and illustrator of the incredibly popular Spiderwick Chronicles series. Readers will learn about DiTerlizzi's childhood in Florida and his current family life in Massachusetts, his early interest in nature and drawing, his experience working on Dungeons & Dragons, the real-life inspiration for some of his picture book stories such as Ted, as well as his latest projects, which include writing The Search for WondLa, the first in new novel trilogy. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight DiTerlizzi's childhood, family, education, life as an illustrator, and his beloved works. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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