Minnesota author/illustrator Derek Anderson is coming back to Red Balloon and he's bringing two new friends! Get ready to meet Croc & Ally, two great green pals who are always willing to work together despite their differences. Derek Anderson will be sharing two new books for emerging readers that star Croc & Ally (Friends Forever and Fun, Fun, Fun!), drawing pictures, and signing books while we celebrate with some snappy treats.
Derek Anderson has created more than twenty-five books for children about ducks, dragons, more than a few dogs, a speedy hamster, a gorilla, ten pigs, and some other furry and non-furry friends. His books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list and garnered awards including the National Parenting Publication Gold Award, the CBC Children’s Choice Award and many state awards. Derek lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his wife, Cheryl, and their dog, Louie.