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Barry Gott

BARRY GOTT has been drawing and creating his entire life. His first ABC book was drawn on the backs of paint can labels from his dad’s paint factory. Skipping the awkward years, Barry got a Bachelor of Fine Art from Bowling Green State University–and upgraded from paint can labels to beige computers. He was a writer and artist on staff at American Greetings before launching into the pajama-friendly world of full-time freelancing. For the last 16 years he’s been creating children’s books, humorous greeting cards, and various other art bits in his attic studio in Cleveland, Ohio.

CLIENTS:  Lerner Books, Dutton Books, HarperCollins, Random House, Scholastic, Harcourt, Albert Whitman & Co., Time Warner, Penguin Putnam, Kane Press, Recycled Paper Greetings, American Greetings, and plenty more.

Follow Barry online at:
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twitter @barrygott
instagram @bazgott

For more information, please contact Teresa at teresa(a)bookmarkliterary.com.

 

Barry’s bookshelf:

barry gott TRUCKS ZOOMING BY          

TRUCKS ZOOMING BY
by Pamela Jane, illustrated by Barry Gott (Kane, 2019)

HONK! SPLAT! VROOM!
by Barry Gott (Carolrhoda Books, 2018)

DINO-CHRISTMAS (Dino-Holiday series), 2018
DINO-DANCING (Dino-Sports series), 2017
DINO-RACING (Dino-Sports series), 2016
DINO-SWIMMING (Dino-Sports series), 2015
by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Barry Gott (Carolrhoda Books)

ROCK, BROCK AND THE SHAVINGS SHOCK
by Sheila Bair, illus. by Barry Gott (Albert Whitman, 2017)

To see a more complete listing of Barry’s books, please visit: http://barrygott.com/books.html

 

 

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Sweetest Mail delivery EVER! Art by Jennifer Bell. Follow Jenny online @jbellstudio #postcard #illustration #jenniferbell #kidlit #kidlitart
So happy when the mailman delivers snail mail (& worm mail too)! 🐌 ✉️ ❤️ Congrats to Tina Kugler on SNAIL & WORM ALL DAY @kuglertina & @hmhkids xo❤️ Take my word for it, SNAIL AND WORM is equally funny in paperback and hardcover!!
I’m over the moon about this book news! Congrats to Barry Gott @bazgott on his author-illustrator debut picture book MOON CAMP!! 🌚 🌝 Yay, Barry!!
Happy book news for illustrator Brooke Smart @brookesmartillustration ! Congrats!! #Repost with @get_repost ・・・ Brooke writes: Big announcement! This book announcement (swipe for PW announcement) has been long in coming, but I couldn’t be more excited! Abe Lincoln’s Hat, written and adapted to its new form by the amazing Martha Brenner, will be out in fall of 2021. Sneak peek of early sketches, but that’s all for now! Thanks, @randomhouse for the project and thanks as always to my incredible agent, Teresa @bookmarkliterary. ❤️❤️❤️
Such a fun morning meeting with @bshum79 Bensom Shum and the wonderful folks at Bloomsbury @sarahshum1 So excited for SLOTH WENT!!!!! ❤️❤️❤️ #sloth #slothsofinstagram #kidlit #kidlitart #bensonshum
Something BIG. Something Dreamy. Something new from Joyce Wan! Happy book birthday to @joycewanbooks!! ☁️ 🚩❤️🌈 Joyce writes— Happy book birthday to meeeeee! So excited to visit the @mrschureads blog today to celebrate the release of my latest book, DREAM BIG, written and illustrated by me and published by @scholasticinc. Click on the link in my bio for the link to the blog post featuring the new book trailer and an interview where I chat with Mr. Schu about DREAM BIG, picture books, and school librarians. May this book help inspire the next generation of dreamers, darers, and doers! Now available wherever books are sold. . . . . #kidlit #dreambig #joycewan #trailblazers #femaletrailblazers #girlpower #shepersisted #womanempowerment #yesshecan #bosslady #womenshistorymonth #iconicwomen #icon #picturebook #picturebooks #boardbook #boardbooks #trailblazer #kidlit #kidlitart #illustratorsoninstagram #prekbooks #womenleaders #womeninstem #junkotabei

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Teresa Kietlinski
189 Berdan Ave #101
Wayne NJ 07470

bookmarkliterary@gmail.com

 

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