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Frank Cammuso

Biography

Frank Cammuso

Frank Cammuso is the author/illustrator of the graphic novel series The Misadventures of Salem Hyde (Amulet Books). He also created the graphic novel series Knights of the Lunch Table (Graphix/Scholastic). Frank drew the comic Otto’s Orange Day and Otto’s Backwards Day (Toon-Books).

Frank is the former award-winning political cartoonist for the Post-Standard newspaper in Syracuse, NY. His cartoons have been reprinted in the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today and Newsweek. His fiction and satire have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times and on NPR.

Cammuso teaches Sequential Illustration at Syracuse University. He lives in Syracuse, NY.

Frank Cammuso

Books by Frank Cammuso

by Frank Cammuso - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Graphic Novel, Horror

Edison Beaker and his young sister Tesla are staying with their uncle Earl, manager of the family pest control company, when an alarm sounds and he has no choice but to drag them along on a service call. They should have listened when he warned them, "stay in the van." Monster-sized mayhem ensues when the kids chase their escaped hamster into a mysterious warehouse --- and suddenly they are the ones being chased as all sorts of creepy creatures scurry, slink and stomp through a secret Night Door.
 

by Frank Cammuso with Jay Lynch - Fiction, Graphic Novel

Someone stole Otto’s birthday! When Otto and his robot sidekick, Toot, follow the crook, they discover a topsy-turvy world where rats chase cats and people wear underpants over their clothes. To get his presents back, Otto needs to solve a slew of backwards puzzles — but his greatest challenge comes at the journey’s very end. On this special day, will Otto discover something even better than cake or gifts?