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Nathan Hale

Biography

Nathan Hale

Nathan Hale is an award winning children's book illustrator and author with a background in scientific and natural history illustration. Nathan has worked in natural history museum display, painting scientific murals for museums around the U.S. He studied illustration at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. He divides his time between picture books, natural history/educational illustration and graphic novels. Books written and illustrated by Nathan Hale: THE DEVIL YOU KNOW (Walker Books), YELLOWBELLY AND PLUM GO TO SCHOOL (G. P. Putnam's Sons), THE TWELVE BOTS OF CHRISTMAS (Walker Books). Books illustrated include: THE DINOSAURS' NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (Chronicle Books), ANIMAL HOUSE (Walker Books) BALLOON ON THE MOON (Walker Books), THE DINOSAUR STEREOBOOK (Becker & Meyer), and THE JUNGLE BOOK series (Sterling). Graphic Novels illustrated: RAPUNZEL'S REVENGE (Bloomsbury) (Eisner nominated, "Best Book for Teens," CYBIL Award winner, YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens, Al Roker's Book Club Pick) CALAMITY JACK (Bloomsbury). Nathan collects LEGO sets and runs marathons (seven so far--marathons, not LEGO sets.) He creates an ongoing webcomic for children, with new posts every weekday.

Nathan Hale

Books by Nathan Hale

written by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illustrated by Nathan Hale - Graphic Novel
written by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale; illustrated by Nathan Hale - Graphic Novel

Newbery Honor-winning author Shannon Hale teams up with husband Dean Hale and brilliant artist Nathan Hale (no relation) to bring readers a swashbuckling and hilarious twist on the classic story as you’ve never seen it before. Watch as Rapunzel and her amazing hair team up with Jack (of beanstalk fame) to gallop around the wild and western landscape, changing lives, righting wrongs, and bringing joy to every soul they encounter.