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Comic: Writer and Santa



CRANKENSTEIN trailer and Twitter crankylaunchfun with Dan Santat

I've gotten hooked on Dan Santat posts on Instagram lately, started following links, and have discovered some of the entertaining book trailers he's created. I've posted some of these below. Dan's also way entertaining on Twitter. Today, he's being cranky in honor of CRANKENSTEIN's launch:



For CRANKENSTEIN, written by Samantha Berger, illustrated by Dan Santat, just launched from Little, Brown:

For CARNIVORES, written by Aaron Reynolds, illustrated by Dan Santat, published by Chronicle Books:

For SIDEKICKS, a great graphic novel written and illustrated by Dan, published by Arthur Levine Books: