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Bringing back the Finest in children's books!                                      AUTHORS ~ ABOUT US ~ CONTACT US  

Leonard Kessler
Author of the Mr. Pine series and
Stan the Hot Dog Man

Leonard Kessler has been creating books for children for the past fifty-five years. He has illustrated more than 200 books, many which he also wrote. Three of Leonard Kessler's books have been named on the NEW YORK TIMES Ten Best Illustrated Books for Children.

Leonard collaborated on forty books for young children with his wife Ethel. Both of the Kesslers were graduates of Carnegie Mellon University.

He lived for many years in Rockland County, New York, and now lives in Sarasota, Florida. Leonard has two grown children and four grandchildren.

Purple House Press, PO Box 787, Cynthiana, KY 41031
call 859-235-9970 between 9 am and 5 pm est, ray@purplehousepress.com