Frans Vischer

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Frans Vischer is the author and illustrator of Fuddles and A Very Fuddles Christmas. He works as an animator for Disney and is also the author of the middle grade novel Jimmy Dabble. He lives in California.

Photograph by Jennifer Vischer

Books by this Author

Fuddles and Puddles
A Very Fuddles Christmas



An out of control canine named Puddles disrupts the charmed life of the fat, pampered cat, Fuddles in FUDDLES AND PUDDLES, a charming follow-up to FUDDLES and A VERY FUDDLES CHRISTMAS. Fuddles finds that his perfectly pampered life of luxury comes to a screeching halt when his family buys a new puppy, Puddles. Howling and barking? Incessant licks and ball-fetching? Will Fuddles ever find a way to cope with his new frenemy?

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Keep aiming for greater heights, but be grateful for what you have.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Baba O'Reilly, Behind Blue eyes, Love reign o'er me- the Who, Hey Jude- The Beatles, Lola- The Kinks, Bohemian Rhapsody- Queen, Layla- Eric Clapton/Derek and the Dominoes, Comfortably Numb- Pink Floyd (I was never good at math...)

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Pro soccer player.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Waiting. I like to keep busy. I hate waiting for comments or approvals. I always have projects in the works, so on down-time I switch gears and jump onto something else.

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

A. Amsterdam. I was born in Holland.My family experiencing my roots and a different way of life, would be a thrill.

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