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Jon Cannell

Biography

Jon Cannell

Jon Cannell is owner of Jon Cannell Design and Illustration based in North Bend, Washington. Prior to opening his own business, he worked as a senior designer for three years in the Starbucks Creative Group. Preceding Starbucks, he worked at The Leonhardt Group (now Fitch) for five years. He studied illustration, graphic design and packaging at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Clients include Starbucks Coffee Company, Getty Publications, Chronicle Books, Martha Stewart Living, Pepsi, Leo Burnett, Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, UNICEF, The Boston Globe, and Harvard Business Review. Jon’s illustration work is represented by Lilla Rogers Studio.

Jon Cannell

Books by Jon Cannell

by Dave Barry and Jon Cannell - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Friendship, Humor

 

Last year, Wyatt Palmer was the hero of middle school, having foiled a plot against the president of the United States. But now he and his friends are in Coral Cove High School-home of the Fighting Conchs-and Wyatt is no longer a hero: He's just another undersized freshman, hoping to fit in, or at least not be unpopular. Things start to go wrong when Matt Diaz, who is Wyatt's best friend decides to bring his pet ferret, Frank, to school. Through an unfortunate series of events Frank ends up in the hands of the Bevin brothers, who are the most popular boys at Coral Cove High, but are also, as Matt soon discovers, the nastiest. When Wyatt and Matt try to get Frank back, they concoct a plan to attend a party for the cool clique at the Bevin's waterfront mansion and stumble onto the Bevin family's dark and deadly secret. That's when Wyatt learns that some things are worse than being unpopular in high school.