Frank was born in Rockville, CT and grew up in nearby Hartford. After a 4-
In 1973, he and his family moved back to Northern California while freelancing once again, this time for greeting card companies and educational publishers. In 1989, a chance interview landed a contract to illustrate Horrible Harry in Room 2B, by Suzy Kline for Viking Children’s Books.
Froggy Gets Dressed, by Jonathan London, soon followed and these two series eventually accounted for over forty of the more than 100 children’s trade books Frank has illustrated to date – 14 of which Frank authored himself.
Today, Frank is married, has three daughters and five grandchildren. He and his wife, Sylvia Nissley, an independent curator, live on the Gulf Coast of Florida.
AWARDS, HONORS & REVIEWS
Norcross Greeting Cards, New York, NY, staff illustrator, 1968-