Thomas Barnett is a professional cartoonist and award-winning illustrator. He has worked with clients all over the world, providing first class illustrations for children’s books, Nationally syndicated magazines, Apps, publishing companies and self-published authors. He recently won an award for his illustration work in the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. He is a proud member of the prestigious National Cartoonists Society. “I brought a Hodag to school” is the first book he has authored AND illustrated. While painting a mural of a Hodag on a wall at his son’s school, the character just came to life in his head and the story started to write itself. The book has been a huge success and has encouraged him to write a series of Hodag books. Tom has been bitten by the writing bug and plans to produce many more stories!