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National Book Festival

Charles Santore is the latest in a line of distinguished illustrators who have created the poster art for the National Book Festival. In addition to the 2009 poster, Santore has also illustrated such classics as "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (2000) and "Aesop's Fables" (1997)."" Santore also writes and illustrates his own books. His latest works are "The Little Mermaid: From the Story by Hans Christian Andersen "(2009) and "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus" (2009), an illustration of an L. Frank Baum tale. Santore lives in Pennsylvania.

2009 National Book Festival poster by Charles Santore

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Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Charles Santore