·Lives in Sandy Hook, Connecticut
with his wife Helen, six stepchildren, and a mammoth Harlequin Great Dane
·The fascination with books came early in Steven Kellogg's
·Developed an activity to play with his sisters he called, "Telling stories on Paper" This involved Steven
feverishly creating stories and illustrations that he would hand off to one sister and then the other until they were buried
·He formulated pre-school plans to make drawing the center of his lifetime career.
·Attended Rhode IslandSchool
of design where he majored in illustration and received a B. F. A. in 1963
·Author and Illustrator of over eighty picture books for children
·First book was published in 1967
·Illustrated over 100 books
·He is famous for his own retellings of Tall Tales including Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan
and Pecos Bill
·He spent many hours drawing and creating stories and learning how the pictures and text should work together.
·Currently creates his whimsical illustrations and tall tales in an old farmhouse
about the Author, Volume 130.USA.ISBN:0787647187