J Otto Seibold

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J.otto Seibold is a first-generation American, born to a German father and Romanian mother in Oakland, California. He was raised in Martinez and was a self-described “F+ student.” Before becoming a celebrated children’s book illustrator and writer, he worked as a drafter, an architectural designer, and a freelance editorial illustrator. He is the author and illustrator of “Olive the Other Reindeer”; “Vunce Upon a Time”; “Seamore, the Very Forgetful Porpoise”; “Penguin Dreams”; and “The Pig and the Spigot”, among others. His most recent book is “Other Goose” (Chronicle Books). “With each book I strive to make something that is the best I can do at the time,” Seibold has said. “And each of the books has small messages—about borrowing, about being true to your nature.” He lives in Oakland, California.

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Beautiful illustration, bright, old and vibrant! I think Otto shows great characteristics with ‘fun’ detail.

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About bonny83

I am currently studying at Glyndwr University, North Wales School of Art and Design. Design Communication is the main subject body while also looking at a large variety of the many forms of Art. My main interest is illustration and I am considering illustration for children's books for the future. Art and Design has always been a huge part of my life and i am enjoying taking things further for a possible career.

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