Eric Wight

Eric Wight is an author, illustrator, and animation director. His first book, My Dead Girlfriend (Tokyopop), was nominated for the 2008 Best Graphic Novel of the Year Award by the Young Adult Library Services Association. In 2004, Wight won the Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award for his illustration work in The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist, the comic book adaptation of Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.  Eric lives in Chalfont, Pennsylvania with his family.  Visit him on the web at ericwight.com.

Books by this Author

Frankie Pickle and the Mathematical Menace
Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom
Frankie Pickle and the Pine Run 3000

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If life was easy, I'd be out of a job.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Being a father

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I always wanted to learn how to play the ukulele. That way if I found myself at a really boring dinner party, I could whip it out and spice things up. Or El Kabong the host with it.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Dr. Seuss because I like to rhyme...all the time...while fighting crime...and enjoying the taste of lime...

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul, OKGO - Invincible, Death Cab For Cutie - I Will Follow You Into the Dark, The Aquabats - Fashion Zombies, Iron & Wine - Such Great Heights

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