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Colleen AF Venable

Colleen AF Venable
Michael Dimascio

Colleen AF Venable is an author, designer, and maker. Her books include the YA graphic novel Kiss Number 8 (illustrated by Ellen T. Crenshaw), the quirky counting boardbook One More Wheel (illustrated by Blythe Russo). Her graphic novel series Guinea Pig, Pet Shop Private Eye (illustrated by Stephanie Yue) was nominated for an Eisner for Best Publication for Kids and awarded “Best Book” recognition from Kirkus Reviews, NYPL, Bank Street, and the Junior Library Guild. In 2017 she was named a Publisher's Weekly StarWatch Top 5 Finalist. In her day job she works as the Creative Director for Odd Dot/Macmillan, a new imprint devoted to creating playful non-fiction for kids.

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One More Wheel!

Colleen AF Venable; illustrated by Blythe Russo
Odd Dot
Odd Dot

Two adorable animals one-up each other with wheeled vehicles in this charming counting board book, with a spinning wheel cover and expanding final spread.

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Kiss Number 8

Kiss Number 8

written by Colleen AF Venable; illustrated by Ellen T. Crenshaw
First Second
First Second

Kiss Number 8, a graphic novel from writer Colleen AF Venable and illustrator Ellen T. Crenshaw, is a layered, funny, sharp-edged story of teen sexuality and family secrets.

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First Second Winter 2019 Digital Sampler

First Second Winter 2019 Digital Sampler

Graham Annable, Mike Cavallaro, Cathy G. Johnson, Jason Viola, Zack Giallongo, MK Reed, Jonathan Hill, Gene Luen Yang, Mike Holmes, George O’Connor, Falynn Koch, Chris Schweizer, Colleen AF Venable, Ellen T. Crenshaw, Kevin Panetta, Savanna Ganucheau, Tif
First Second
First Second

First Second's graphic novel sampler for Winter 2019, including excerpts from award-winning authors and artists such as Gene Luen Yang, Box Brown, Ellen T. Crenshaw, and more!

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