Jim Averbeck

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Jim Averbeck is the author of One Word from Sophia and Two Problems for Sophia, illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail; In a Blue Room, illustrated by Tricia Tusa; and of the novel A Hitch at the Fairmont. He is also the author and illustrator of the picture books Oh No, Little Dragon! and Except If. He studied children’s book writing and illustration at the University of California Berkeley and now makes his home in San Francisco. You can visit him at JimAverbeck.com.

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One Word from Sophia
A Hitch at the Fairmont
Oh No, Little Dragon!
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Probisco Ergo Sum. (I have schnoz, therefore I am.)

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Nelson Mandela.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. With friends.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Freedom to travel and learn.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Ice cream.

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