Chris Van Dusen is the author and illustrator of several highly acclaimed picture books, including the Mr. Magee series and If I Built series. If I Built a Car, the first book in his second series, won the 2006 E.B. White Read-Aloud Award. Chris is also the illustrator of the hugely popular Mercy Watson series written by Kate DiCamillo.read more
Chris studied fine art at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and graduated with a BFA. He now lives with his wife and dog in a beautiful little town on the coast of Maine.