SLOAT, Teri. American, b. 1948. Genres: Illustrations, Children's fiction. Career: Elementary school teacher in rural villages in Alaska, 1970-75; developer and illustrator of bilingual materials used in classrooms, 1975-81; free-lance textbook developer and illustrator in Alaska, 1981-83; teacher of sixth grade and art in Sebastopol, CA, 1984-87; free-lance writer and illustrator in Sebastopol, 1988-. Oregon College of Education, teacher's aide training instructor, 1981-83 (summers). Publications: FOR CHILDREN: The Thing That Bothered Farmer Brown, 1995; The Really Bad Book of Monster Jokes, 1998; There Was and Old Lady Who Swallowed a Trout, 1998. FOR CHILDREN; SELF-ILLUSTRATED: From Letter to Letter, 1989; (reteller) The Eye of the Needle: Based on a Yup'ik Tale Told by Betty Huffmon, 1990; From One to One Hundred, 1991; (reteller; illustrator with R. Sloat) The Hungry Giant of the Tundra, 1993; (illustrator with R. Sloat) Rib-Ticklers (jokes & limericks), 1995; Sody Sallyratus, 1997; Patty's Pumpkin Patch, 1999; Farmer Brown Goes Round and Round, 1999. Illustrator of books by: J. Howard, B. Winslow. Address: 5841 Lone Pine Rd, Sebastopol, CA 95472, U.S.A.