Jim Averbeck

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Jim Averbeck is the author of One Word from Sophia and Two Problems for Sophia, illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail; In a Blue Room, illustrated by Tricia Tusa; and of the novel A Hitch at the Fairmont. He is also the author and illustrator of the picture books Oh No, Little Dragon! and Except If. He studied children’s book writing and illustration at the University of California Berkeley and now makes his home in San Francisco. You can visit him at JimAverbeck.com.

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Two Problems for Sophia
One Word from Sophia
A Hitch at the Fairmont
Oh No, Little Dragon!
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Probisco Ergo Sum. (I have schnoz, therefore I am.)

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That one lifetime is too short to do everything there is to do.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. The silver medalists.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I'm a published autor.

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

A. Singing.

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