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National Book Festival

David A. Carter is the mastermind behind the powerful "Bug" phenomenon that began in 1988 with the publication of "How Many Bugs in a Box?." Since then he has created a series of Bug books, with a combined sales of nearly 6 million copies. He is also the author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed color pop-up series featuring "One Red Dot," "Blue 2 "and "600 Black Spot"s, which was named one of "The New York Times "Best Illustrated Books of 2007. His latest books are "The Big Bug Book: A Pop-up Celebration "(August 2008) and "Yellow Square "(October 2008) -- both from Simon & Schuster. He lives in Auburn, California.

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David A. Carter