About the Author
Steve Moline is a writer, illustrator, and book designer who writes for children under the name of David Drew. He is an honors graduate in English Literature from the University of Sydney, Australia, and was for ten years the education publisher at Methuen Australia.Since 1986 he has written and designed more than one hundred books for the series Informazing, Realization, and InfoActive. Steve has conducted workshops for teachers on visual literacy across the primary and elementary curriculum (and given demonstration lessons) in twenty states, as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom, and India. He has addressed administrators, curriculum coordinators, graduate students, and teachers in a variety of educational settings including school district offices, TAWL groups, training colleges, and schools, as well as at national and regional conventions of the International Reading Association.Steve has worked in a number of Illinois elementary and primary classrooms developing inservice videos on cross-curricular literacy for teachers, and has drawn on a range of New York elementary students' work with visual texts for his books. His other books for teachers include The Information Toolkit.