Mike Twohy

Mike Twohy has been drawing cartoons as far back as he can remember. The author and illustrator of Poindexter Makes a Friend, Outfoxed, and Wake Up, Rupert!, he received his MFA in painting in 1973 from the University of California, Berkeley. In 1980 his first drawing was published in The New Yorker, which has published his cartoons regularly ever since. He has written and illustrated several books for children, including Outfoxed, about which the Horn Book said “storytime audiences will howl with laughter.” He lives with his wife, cat, and Newfoundland in Berkeley, California.

Books by this Author

Mouse and Hippo
Wake Up, Rupert!
Outfoxed
Poindexter Makes a Friend

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Mike Twohy Talks Cartoons

Mike Twohy talks about the inspiration for his first Children's book, "Poindexter Makes a Friend," and a lifelong career in drawing cartoons.

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