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Ice Cream Truck!
Space Junker
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Howdy and welcome

to my website!
I am the creator (author/illustrator) of picture books, graphic novels, chapter books, comics, and other fun stuff.

You can learn more about me on my
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Click here for school visit info.

Download my PDF sample packet.


I have some NEW stuff for sale in my store. Check it out!

I've added a Comics/Graphic Novels section to my website. New art samples are on the left.
I am creating two graphic novels at the moment. A sample is on the Comics/Graphic Novels page. More to come!

My drawing demos and tutorials are now posted on YouTube. Check them out here!

I am now represented by Jennie Kendrick at Red Fox Literary! Her info is on my Contact page.

Illustrator Coordinator (North) for NESCBWI.

author, illustrator, children's books, Russ Cox, Smiling Otis Studio

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Russ Cox-Smiling Otis Studio | Pittsfield, Maine |207.951.5009 | |© 2008-2021Russ Cox. Do not use images without written permission from the artist. All rights reserved.