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Mike Deas

Mike Deas (Salt Spring Island, British Columbia) worked as a concept artist, texture artist, and art lead in the video game industry in England and California before returning to his native Canada. He is the illustrator of The Buddy Bench and Gloria’s Big Problem.

Books by Mike Deas

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    The Buddy Bench

    Patty Brozo, Mike Deas

    Hardcover, 2019

    Having seen what being left out is like, children become agents of change, convincing their teacher to let them build a buddy bench.
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    Gloria's Big Problem

    Sarah Stiles Bright, Mike Deas

    Hardcover, 2020

    Gloria’s Big Problem reassures kids that anxieties are common and that being brave doesn’t mean having no fear—it means overcoming the fears we have.