Couples Who Collaborate: Tom Angleberger and Cece Bell

Mary-Kate Sableski
2020 Children and Libraries  
Tom Angleberger and Cece Bell are the unique couple behind numerous memorable books for children. The couple creates joyful, relatable characters and settings that invite children to return to their books again and again. In addition to their collaborative projects, the couple also supports each other in their independent pursuits, which are also hugely successful. Their insights and experiences on collaborating and creating books for children draw from their years of experience, and success,
more » ... nce, and success, honing their craft together.Cece Bell is the author and illustrator of a diverse range of books, including Newbery Honor–winning autobiography El Deafo (2014), Geisel Honor–winning Rabbit and Robot: The Sleepover (2014), Rabbit and Robot and Ribbit (2017), I Yam a Donkey (2016), Bee-Wigged (2017), Itty Bitty (2009), and the Sock Monkey series. She has also created books with her husband, Tom, including Crankee Doodle (2013) and the Inspector Flytrap series. She earned her graduate degree in illustration and design at Kent State University and became a full-time author and illustrator after many years of working as a freelance illustrator and designer.
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