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Mark Gonyea

Mark Gonyea

Mark Gonyea is the author of A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn’t Make it Good.  He honed his skills at the Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Art before working briefly as a designer in Manhattan and then settling down in Vermont.

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  • Mark Gonyea talks about A Book About Design

    Watch this video for an interview with Mark Gonyea, discussing his book A Book About Design. He talks about why he wrote the book and how we use design in our daily lives. He also talks about A Book About Color, and shows us excerpts from the book. Gonyea is interviewed by Paul Larson for Mountain Lake PBS's program Author Visits, which explores the inspiration behind books, the story of their creation, and insight into the writing and publishing process.

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A Wish for Elves

Mark Gonyea; illustratuion by Mark Gonyea

The holiday season can be stressful, even for a kid. But when one boy makes a wish for a little holiday help, he gets more than he bargained for. And what will Santa do without his elves? Mark...

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A Book About Color

Mark Gonyea; illustrations by Mark Gonyea

Beginning with the six houses on Color Street—red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple—and concluding with the introduction of the color wheel, in this follow-up to A...

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The Spooky Box

Mark Gonyea; illustrations by Mark Gonyea

There’s a KNOCK at the door.     A box shows up on the front step. A SPOOKY black box. What could be inside?     With fun, dramatic designs,...

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A Book About Design

Mark Gonyea

Design is all about the perception of size, shape, and color.A fabulous and fun introduction to the concepts of design A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make...

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