Stephen Savage

Stephen Savage is the author and illustrator of nine books for children, including the New York Times bestselling picture book Polar Bear Night, written by Lauren Thompson. He is the creator of the Where’s Walrus books, Supertruck, and Little Tug. Steve is the recipient of a New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award, a Sendak Fellowship, an ILA Primary Fiction Award, and a Geisel Honor Award. His editorial illustrations have appeared in dozens of major newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. He teaches at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and their daughter.

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The Fathers Are Coming Home

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "80 percent of success is just showing up" — Woody Allen

Q. What do you regret most?

A. never living abroad

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. cool, whoa, sweet (as in "that Corvette is pretty sweet")

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. the guitar

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Buster Keaton

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