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Ag Ford

Biography

Ag Ford

Ag Ford is a New York Times Bestselling Children's book Illustrator and recipient of two NAACP Image Awards.  He grew up in Dallas, Texas and quickly understood his ability to recreate what he saw with a pencil and paper. Ford attended The Columbus College of Art and Design majoring in illustration.  He has illustrated picture books for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Sharon Robinson, Ilyasah Shabazz, Martin Luther King III, Nick Cannon, Jonah Winter, The Archbishop Desmond Tutu and many others.   Mr. Ford has 15 published children's books with publishers such as HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Scholastics and Candlewick Press.  He lives in Frisco, Tx with his lovely wife Brandy and their son Maddox.

Ag Ford

Books by Ag Ford

Written by Mary Pope Osborne and illustrated by Ag Ford - Adventure, Children's 6-9, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Jack and Annie aren’t great baseball players...yet! Then Morgan the librarian gives them magical baseball caps that will make them experts. They just need to wear the caps to a special ballgame in Brooklyn, New York. The magic tree house whisks them back to 1947! When they arrive, Jack and Annie find out that they will be batboys in the game --- not ballplayers. What exactly does Morgan want them to learn? And what’s so special about this game? They only have nine innings to find out!

written by Mary Pope Osborne with illustrations by Ag Ford - Adventure, Children's, Children's 6-9, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Youth Fiction

Jack and Annie have met knights, pirates, ninjas and Vikings, but they have never met the most fearsome warriors of all: Roman soldiers. When the magic tree house whisks them back to the early 100s AD, Jack and Annie find themselves in a Roman camp. The Roman soldiers are much scarier in person --- and suspicious of strangers. Then a mysterious man riding a black horse gives Jack and Annie some advice to help them on their mission. But the man may not be who he seems. Will Jack and Annie be good warriors? Can they learn what makes the Roman soldiers so great? And who is the mysterious rider...?

Written by Mary Pope Osborne with illustrations by Ag Ford - Children's, Children's 6-9, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Jack and Annie are on a mission! When the magic tree house whisks them back to Galveston, Texas, in 1900, they find out that a big storm is coming. But even though there is rain and wind, no one believes there is any danger. As the storm grows, seawater floods the city. Now everyone needs help! Jack and Annie have a little bit of magic and a lot of hope --- but will it be enough?

by Lindsey Leavitt and Ag Ford - Animals , Children's 7-10, Culture, Fiction, Humor

Mount Rushmore shows the faces of four great U.S. presidents. More important, it houses the biggest mouse treasure room of all! But the room is in trouble. Treasures keep disappearing like cheese off a mousetrap! It’s up to the Squeakerton family to travel to the monument and solve the mystery. When they get to Mount Rushmore, they’ll meet new friends, find clues and even hold a stakeout! Can these little mice catch a big thief? Or will they go back to the White House with their tails tucked between their legs?

Written by Lindsey Leavitt with illustrations by Ag Ford - Animals , Children's 7-10, Fiction, Humor

When a human has a birthday, mice get to eat a BIG cake! When a mouse has a birthday, mice get to throw a BIG party! Ava and Dean can’t wait to surprise Gregory on his birthday. They have the perfect gift: a special Abraham Lincoln suit made just for him! But making sure a mouse arrives at his surprise party on time is not easy...especially when a human kid picks up that mouse and wants to keep him as a pet!

Written by Lindsey Leavitt and illustrated by Ag Ford - Animals , Children's 7-10, Fiction, Humor

Ava loves airplanes. And the president’s airplane, Air Force One, is the most famous of all! She and her brother Dean need to sneak onto that plane, which means they have to hide in the president’s daughter’s backpack. It’s actually pretty easy (even though they get stuck with Secret Service mouse Gregory as a babysitter). But where is this plane going? They’ll find out...up, up, and away!

by Lindsey Leavitt and Ag Ford - Animals , Children's 7-10, Fiction

For years, Ava and Dean have roamed the tunnels below the West Wing without fear. But now there’s a new pet in town, one that rhymes with hat and rat and whose name is spelled C-A-T. In the history of the White House, thirty-seven Squeakertons have died because a C-A-T was hungry. Now Ava and Dean are worried that they might be added to that list. Will the Squeakerton siblings ever get to explore the White House again? Or is this game of C-A-T and mouse just too dangerous?

Written by Lindsey Leavitt with illustrations by Ag Ford - Animals , Children's 7-10, Fiction

If you are a mouse, then you might know about Ava and Dean Squeakerton. They are kind of famous, for mice. That’s because Ava and Dean and the rest of their family live in the White House. A new president is moving into the White House, and best of all she has kids! That means cool kid treasures for Ava and Dean Squeakerton. The only problem is that sneaking around means Ava and Dean will have to be quiet, and they aren't so good at that. But moving day is so busy, nobody would notice two mice searching for toys...right?