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Illustrator returns to New London-Spicer school

New London-Spicer fourth-graders at Prairie Woods Elementary respond when illustrator and author Mike Wohnoutka asks them to make a “grumpy face” to help him draw a monster’s sour look. Wohnoutka talked about his career and his award-winning collaboration on “Moo!” with writer David LaRochelle. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)1 / 2
Mike Wohnoutka, a 1989 New London-Spicer graduate who now lives in Minneapolis, holds up “Little Puppy and the Big Green Monster.” The book is the first of two he both illustrated and authored. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)2 / 2

New London-Spicer fourth-graders at Prairie Woods Elementary respond when illustrator and author Mike Wohnoutka asks them to make a “grumpy face” to help him draw a monster’s sour look. Wohnoutka talked about his career and his award-winning collaboration on “Moo!” with writer David LaRochelle.

Mike Wohnoutka, a 1989 New London-Spicer graduate who now lives in Minneapolis, holds up “Little Puppy and the Big Green Monster.” The book is the first of two he both illustrated and authored.

Watch Mike Wohnoutka read "Moo!"

Rand Middleton
Tribune photographer/videographer. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime news/sports beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 
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