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mike dutton draws pictures.

He completed his first book when he was seven, a stapled mass of dot-matrix printer paper filled with leaping dinosaurs. He once drew the entire Sunday Funnies in class, but none of the jokes were funny. In fact, his teacher found them to be quite rude and his parents were asked to pay a visit.

Since then, he has drawn all kinds of things, like picture books, coloring books, comics, and cartoons. For nearly five years, he got away with doodling at his dayjob.... his employer, Google, ended up putting many of his drawings on its homepage to teach him a lesson.

Mike lives in California with his wife, two sons, and a fat cat. He continues to make both, pictures and trouble, as an illustrator at YouTube and for picture books in the publishing world. 

For all things Kids Lit, Mike is represented by Marietta Zacker at Nancy Gallt Literary Agency