Bowers, Tim

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Bowers, Tim

Personal

Born in Troy, OH; married. Education: Columbus College of Art and Design, B.F.A.

Addresses

Home—OH. E-mail—[email protected]

Career

Illustrator and author of children's books. Graphic illustrator in Dayton, OH; Hallmark Cards, Kansas City, MO, cofounder of "Shoebox Greetings" line and illustrator for five years. Visiting artist to schools.

Writings

SELF-ILLUSTRATED

A New Home, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2002.

ILLUSTRATOR

John C. Souter, What's the Good Word?: The All New Super Incredible Bible Study Book for Junior Highs, Zondervan (Grand Rapids, MI), 1983.

Charles Ludwig, Susanna Wesley, Mother of John and Charles, Mott Media (Medford, MI), 1984.

Jan Wahl, The Toy Circus, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1986.

Livingston Taylor and Maggie Taylor, Pajamas, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1988.

Jan Wahl, The Adventures of Underwater Dog, Grosset & Dunlap (New York, NY), 1989.

Jan Wahl, The Rabbit Club, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1990.

Marilyn Kaye, A Day with No Math, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1992.

Kim Henry, Two Prayers for Patches, Standard Pub. (Cincinnati, OH), 1994.

Clare Mishica, A Friend for Fraidy Cat, Standard Pub. (Cincinnati, OH), 1994.

Laura Numeroff, Sometimes I Wonder If Poodles Like Noodles, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1999.

Amy Axelrod, The News Hounds in the Great Balloon Race: A Geography Adventure, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2000.

Alex Moran, Sam and Jack: Three Stories, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2001.

Amy Axelrod, The News Hounds Catch a Wave: A Geography Adventure, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2001.

Cynthia Rylant, Little Whistle, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2001.

Cynthia Rylant, Little Whistle's Dinner Party, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2001.

Cynthia Rylant, Little Whistle's Medicine, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2002.

Laura Numeroff and Nate Evans, Sherman Crunchley, Dutton Children's Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Cynthia Rylant, Little Whistle's Christmas, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2003.

Deborah Wiles, One Wide Sky: A Bedtime Lullaby, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2003.

Deborah Heiligman, Fun Dog, Sun Dog, Marshall Cavendish (New York, NY), 2005.

Shutta Crum, The Bravest of the Brave, Alfred A. Knopf (New York, NY), 2005.

Lynn Downey, Matilda's Humdinger, Knopf (New York, NY), 2006.

Andrew Clements, Dogku, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2007.

Bernard Lodge, Surprise, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 2007.

Lisa Findlay, Puss in Boots, Random House (New York, NY), 2008.

Margie Palatini, Gorgonzola, Katherine Tegen Books (New York, NY), 2008.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, February 15, 2001, Ilene Cooper, review of Little Whistle, p. 1142; March 1, 2002, Gillian Engberg, review of Little Whistle's Medicine, p. 1144; August, 2003, Shelle Rosenfeld, review of One Wide Sky: A Bedtime Lullaby, p. 1991; May 1, 2005, Julie Cummins, review of Fun Dog, Sun Dog, p. 1590; October 15, 2006, Hazel Rochman, review of Matilda's Humdinger, p. 54; May 1, 2007, Julie Cummins, review of Dogku, p. 92.

Kirkus Reviews, September 1, 2001, review of Little Whistle's Dinner Party, p. 1300; January 15, 2002, review of Little Whistle's Medicine, p. 108; March 1, 2003, review of One Wide Sky, p. 401; September 15, 2006, Lynn Downey, review of Matilda's Humdinger, p. 951.

Publishers Weekly, June 14, 1999, review of Sometimes I Wonder If Poodles Like Noodles, p. 69; February 7, 2000, review of The New Hounds in the Great Balloon Race: A Geography Adventure, p. 86; April 2, 2001, review of Little Whistle, p. 63; January 27, 2003, review of One Wide Sky, p. 257; October 13, 2003, review of Sherman Crunchley, p. 77; June 4, 2007, review of Dogku, p. 49.

School Library Journal, April, 2000, Jill O'Farrell, review of The New Hounds in the Great Balloon Race, p. 90; May, 2001, Marlene Gawron, review of Little Whistle, p. 134; October, 2001, Sharon McNeil, review of Little Whistle's Dinner Party, p. 130; November 1, 2001, Alice Casey Smith, review of Sam and Jack: Three Stories, p. 124; April, 2002, Heather E. Miller, review of Little Whistle's Medicine, p. 122; June, 2002, Susan Lissim, review of A New Home, p. 88; December, 2003, Sheilah Kosco, review of Sherman Crunchley, p. 122; April, 2005, Lisa Gangemi Kropp, review of The Bravest of the Brave, p. 96; May, 2005, Catherine Callegari, review of Fun Dog, Sun Dog, p. 85; October, 2006, Catherine Callegari, review of Melinda's Humdinger, p. 109; July, 2007, Gloria Koster, review of Dogku, p. 89.

ONLINE

Tim Bowers Home Page,http://www.timbowers.com (December 15, 2007).