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About Tim Bowers
Bowers was born in Troy, Ohio. He began his art career as a studio artist before moving to Missouri, to work for Hallmark Cards.
Tim's first children's book, THE TOY CIRCUS by Ohio author, Jan Wahl, was published in 1986. In 1988, Bowers and his family moved back to Ohio. Since then, he has illustrated stories by America's most popular children's book authors and celebrities, including: FOOTLOOSE by singer/song writer, Kenny Loggins.
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Stepping through the wood alone.
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A Young Skunk heads home through the woods—alone. Or maybe not…
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"You go, Girl!"
"Dream Big, pig!"
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