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Children’s Author, Illustrator Visits NPE
Friday, June 30, 2017
Children’s author and illustrator Daniel Jude Miller recently visited Nate Perry Elementary to share his love of writing and drawing with students.
Miller, the creator of Everybody Wake Up!! and Monsters in Manhattan, shared his childhood drawings with the kindergarten through sixth-grade students and explained how his skills helped him decide on a career in illustration and writing. He also spoke about the inspiration behind some of his characters and their stories.
The author and illustrator, who lives in Binghamton, graduated from The School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. He has 20 years of freelance illustration experience and designed the current logo for the Binghamton Senators hockey team. Miller’s latest book, Monsters in Manhattan 2, will be released July 4 and is available on his Web site at http://www.djudemiller.com.