MICHAEL ALLEN AUSTIN, is an award-winning illustrator, best known for his work in children’s books. Among the titles he has illustrated are Sam Patch;Daredevil Jumper, written by Julie Cummins, The Horned Toad Prince, written by Jackie Mims Hopkins and Railroad John and the Red Rock Run, by Tony Crunk. Art from Sam Patch; Daredevil Jumper was recently named the Gold Award Winner in the Children's Market for the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles Illustration 48 West.
School Library Journal has called Austin’s artwork “luminous” and “stunning.”
Publishers Weekly called Austin’s illustrations "whimsical, haunting and dynamic.”
Children’s Literature said, "Austin's characters are sculpturesque. . ."
Kirkus Reviews called Austin’s compositions “clever.”
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Region: Southern Breeze (Alabama/Georgia)
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