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Adam Record

Biography

Adam Record

Born and bred in the red deserts of southern Utah, Adam Record started doodling on a padded bench in church. He liked Saturday morning cartoons and cereal with marshmallows in it. He played with GI Joes and watched WWF wrestling with his brothers and was outside for 90% of his life.
 
He gets inspired by old childrens books, vintage posters, or anything prior to the 90′s. He likes Miroslav Sasek, Mary Blair, Saul Bass and Edward Gorey. He listens to Tom Waits, Laura Gibson, Beirut, Joanna Newsom, Leadbelly and Thomas Newman. He likes the smell of cement after it rains.

Adam Record

Books by Adam Record

Written by Ammi-Joan Paquette with illustrations by Adam Record - Children's 3-7, Fantasy, Fiction, Holiday

Follow a child on a most magical night as she looks for the source of the sound that woke her up. In a lively, cumulative story full of page-turn reveals, all is not what it seems. While the little girl searches the house, she encounters some unexpected new friends. But the biggest surprise is sure to come last!

written by Ammi Joan Paquette (A. J. Paquette) with illustrations by Adam Record - Children's, Fiction

When a little ghost goes slip-sliding down the hallway, he suddenly hears...a groan! Turns out it’s only a friendly mummy, who shuffles along with the ghost, until they encounter...a monster! As the cautious explorers continue, they find a surprise at every turn --- and add another adorably ghoulish friend to the count. But you’ll never guess who is the scariest creature in the house!

written by Louis Sachar with illustrations by Adam Record - Children's, Fiction, Humor

Marvin Redpost has a girlfriend --- not a real girlfriend, just a girl who is a friend. And Casey Happleton is no ordinary girl. She lives in an old firehouse and she has a magic crystal! She wants to share the crystal with Marvin. Could the crystal really be magic? Or is Casey putting her own spell on Marvin? 

written by Louis Sachar with illustrations by Adam Record - Children's, Fiction, Humor

When Marvin and Stuart sleep over at Nick Tuffle’s house for Nick’s birthday, they set up sleeping bags in the back yard. Stuart and Nick go right to sleep, but Marvin tosses and turns. Then he hears a noise and something glowing zooms over his head. Is it really a flying birthday cake? Or could it be something even more bizarre? The next day, a very strange new kid shows up at school…. 

written by Louis Sachar with illustrations by Adam Record - Children's, Fiction, Humor, Loss

Marvin is really excited to take care of his teacher’s dog while she’s away. He’ll even earn a bonus if he does a good job! And he gets to be alone in his teacher’s house! But when Mrs. North’s dog starts to look sick, Marvin isn’t sure he’ll get that bonus. In fact, Mrs. North may never talk to Marvin again!

written by Louis Sachar with illustrations by Adam Record - Children's, Fiction, Humor

When Casey Happleton tells Marvin that if you kiss your elbow you’ll turn into a girl, Marvin doesn’t believe it. Then Marvin kisses his elbow by accident and starts to feel very strange. He wants pigtails and starts dotting his i’s with little hearts. Could Casey be right? Or is it all in Marvin’s head? You decide!

written by Louis Sachar with illustrations by Adam Record - Children's, Fiction, Friendship
There’s a rumor at school that Marvin Redpost picks his nose. Clarence started it, and now everyone believes it. Even Marvin’s friends are embarrassed to be seen with him! Can Marvin figure out how to change everyone’s mind? Or is he doomed to be teased forever?
written by Louis Sachar with illustrations by Adam Record - Children's, Family, Graphic Novel, Humor

Marvin Redpost has never felt like he fits in with his family. So when he hears a news report about a missing prince who looks just like him, he knows exactly what happened. Now all he has to do is tell Mr. and Mrs. Redpost that it’s time for him to move in with his real parents at the castle….