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It was his elementary school art teacher wife who suggested to him that he should illustrate children's books (he was primarily a sculptor). See more trivia »
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 2004 The Polar Express (book)
 1995 Jumanji (book) / (screen story)
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 2004 The Polar Express (executive producer)
 2003 How to Deal (executive producer)
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 1989 The Little Mermaid (visual development artist)

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Received a MFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design. His primary area of expertise at RISD was sculpture, not drawing. See more »

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