Author-illustrator Mark G. Mitchell

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Mark has illustrated more than 20 books for children and teens and for the children's magazines Appleseeds and Cobblestone (Carus Publishing), which focus on American history. His illustrations have also appeared in the Carus magazines Calliope, Cricket, Faces, Footsteps, and Odyssey and Pockets (Upper Room).

 

He teaches a course in children 's book illustration at the Art School at the Austin Museum of Art.

 

Recognitions for his illustrated books include: 

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Sally Hester - Pioneer girl (Appleseeds)

  • “Notable books for Children, 2002” Smithsonian Magazine – For A Bag of Lucky Rice by George Reichart (David R. Godine, Publisher 2002)
  • Spur Award from the Western Writers of America for "best juvenile western nonfiction book of 2003" and the United States Maritime Literature Award 2003, for Raising La Belle
  • The Texas Institute of Letters' Book Publishers of Texas Award for "Best Book for Children or Young People, 1991" for The Trail North by Charolotte Baker Montgomery (Eakin Press 1991)
  • Finalist – Writers’ League of Texas Teddy Children’s Book Award for Kacy and the Space Shuttle Secret by Sharon Kahn (Eakin Press 1995)       
  •   Finalist - Writers League of Texas Violet Crown Award for The Mustang Professor (1993)

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Faces

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Appleseeds

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Appleseeds

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Appleseeds

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"Cricket" magazine, "The Thief and the Spider" by Lloyd Alexander

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Appleseeds

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Appleseeds

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Cobblestone

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Appleseeds

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Cobblestone

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Appleseeds

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Appleseeds

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from "Lucky Bag of Rice" by George Reichart (David R. Godine, Publisher)

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"Bag of Lucky Rice" (David R. Godine, Publisher)

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Bag of Lucky Rice by George Reichart

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Bag of Lucky Rice (David R. Godine, Publisher)

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Appleseeds

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The cofferdam, from "Raising La Belle" by Mark G. Mitchell (Eakin Press)

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Cobblestone

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Content Copyright 1998-2007 by Mark G. Mitchell, Carus Publishing, Cobblestone Publishing Group, Eakin Press, David R. Godine Publisher, For Kids Sake Press
 
www.markgmitchell.com
Austin, Texas - U.S. - 78759
Phone 512.258-8348