Don Carter

Portfolio Categories: Decorative.

Wake Up House! Illustrated children’s book, signed by author

Don Carter is a creative director, designer and illustrator. A graduate of Paier College of Art in Hamden, Don has over thirty years of experience designing and art directing for Connecticut ad agencies.He has been awarded for art direction, design and copywriting from organizations such asBoston’s Hatch awards, New York’s ADC, and many more.The illustrator of seven picture books for children, he has also created two Disney animated short-form series, Happy Monster Band and Dance-A-Lot-Robot. Don’s first book, Wake Up House! by Dee Lillegard was named one of the New York Public Library’s “100 Titles for Reading and Sharing” in 2000. Get To Work Trucks has been named a “Best Book of the Year” byChild Magazine and a “Top 100 Book of 2002” by the New York Public Library. His Heaven’s All-Star Jazz Band celebrates the pioneers of jazz and has received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. Most recently, a life-long love of birds and illustration have come together in recreating Audubon’s Birds of America series in a simplified, graphic style under his fine art pseudonym, Edgar Allan Slothman.

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