Wendell Minor studied at the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota. After his studies he moved to New York to begin his career illustrating for major book publishers. He has illustrated 35 children's books during his career and for such notable authors as David McCullough, Pat Conroy, Fannie Flagg and James Michener. Many of Minors children's book are inspired by his love of the environment. He has traveled the world to research environments for his books. Minors most satisfying achievement was was painting full-color pictures for a new edition of The Call of the Wild, published as a Scribnerâ€™s Modern Classic in the fall of 1999.
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